Average Creative Director with Advertising Skills Salary in New York, New York

$146,344
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$10,113
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Advertising skills in New York, New York is $146,344.
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$77k
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$146k
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$206k
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MEDIAN $146,344
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Salary
$77k - $206k
Bonus
$3k - $79k
Total Pay
$73k - $229k

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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.

Career Paths

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Creative Director
Graphic Designer
Art Director
Marketing Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Design, Graphic Design, Branding and Team Leadership.

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 $80,473 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $124,916 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,829 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $165,820.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 2.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (36.5% less), Seattle, Washington (34.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (32.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Early Career
9.4%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
53.1%
Late Career
18.8%