Average Mid-Career Creative Director with Graphic Design Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$90,000
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$8,503
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director with Graphic Design skills in Chicago, Illinois is $90,000.
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$41k
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$90k
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$122k
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$41k - $122k
Bonus
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$40k - $125k

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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, Project Management, Design, Branding and Copywriting are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $65,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,008 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,115.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (28.3% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (26.5% less) and Austin, Texas (23.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
15.6%
Experienced
62.2%
Late Career
22.2%