Average Experienced Creative Director with Marketing Communications Skills Salary

$96,027
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,701
Bonus
$7,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Creative Director with Marketing Communications skills is $96,027.
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$52k
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$96k
90%
$151k
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Salary
$52k - $151k
Bonus
$2k - $23k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $45k
Total Pay
$52k - $164k

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Job Description for Creative Director

Creative Director Tasks
  • Develop and manage creative ideas.
  • Develop and produce promotional spots.
  • Coordinate with relevant departments on all promotions productions.
  • Develop and manage creative teams to promote product brands.

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills in Team Leadership, Branding and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,201 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,821 based on 123 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,577.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 55.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (39.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (35.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (42.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 335 survey responses.
Early Career
26.6%
Mid Career
36.7%
Late Career
36.7%