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

$88,899
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$14,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director with Design skills in Chicago, Illinois is $88,899.
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$79k
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$89k
75%
$128k
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What Do Creative Directors Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Creative Directors?

Skills in Team Leadership, Branding, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Advertising are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Creative Directors?

A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $110,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,256 based on 18 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 68.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (63.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (57.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
78.3%