Average Early-Career Creative Director with Marketing Communications Skills Salary

$51,201
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,931
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$2,100
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Creative Director with Marketing Communications skills is $51,201.
10%
$35k
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$51k
90%
$97k
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Salary
$35k - $97k
Bonus
$495 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Commission
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$30k - $92k

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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 Graphic Design, Branding, Project Management, Team Leadership and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,022 based on 122 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,220 based on 234 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,670.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Creative Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 68.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (36.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (35.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 484 survey responses.
Mid Career
25.2%
Experienced
48.3%
Late Career
26.4%