$112,164
Avg. Salary
$33.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,877

Bonus

$9,721

Profit Sharing

$6,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Creative Director in Los Angeles, California is $33.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Creative Director in Los Angeles, California is $112,164 per year.

10%
$16.19
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$33.00
50%
$78.08
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MEDIAN $33.00
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$54k
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$185k
90%
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MEDIAN $112,164
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MEDIAN: $112,164
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$0$192K
Salary $53,977 - $185,179
Bonus $2,517 - $25,987
Profit Sharing $1,472 - $59,180
Commission $6,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,664 - $192,558
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 429
Hourly Data $0$102
Hourly Rate $16.19 - $78.08
Overtime $81.72
Annual Data $0$192K
Bonus $2,517 - $25,987
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $1,472 - $59,180
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,664 - $192,558
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for Creative Director

The creative director is the leader of a team tasked with creating and implementing creative work; this could include projects in graphic design, advertising, music, media or similar fields. Their tasks vary depending on their industry and position; for example, they may work as a lead designer for websites, oversee copywriting for advertising campaigns or serve as the art director for a publication or advertising firm. Other tasks led by a creative director commonly include helping with the casting of a commercial, developing radio commercials, and helping guide copywriters and graphic designers on a wide variety of projects.

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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.

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Creative Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

Pay by Experience for a Creative Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Creative Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Creative Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $132,000 based on 114 salaries. A Creative Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $152,000 based on 30 salaries.

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

▲34%

▲16%

National Average
$113,000

▼9%

▼41%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

▲28%


▲10%


User Interface Design
▲7%

Marketing Communications
▲2%

National Average
$113,000

▼1%


▼6%

▼9%






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 21%