Average Late-Career Creative Director with Adobe Photoshop Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director with Adobe Photoshop skills in Chicago, Illinois is $96,889.
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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 Adobe InDesign 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 $57,500 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,255 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 58.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (54.8% more) and San Francisco, California (53.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (17.4% less).

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