Average Creative Director with Design Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$104,547
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,853
Bonus
$10,000
Commission
$10,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Design skills in Los Angeles, California is $104,547.
10%
$65k
MEDIAN
$105k
90%
$168k
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Salary
$65k - $168k
Bonus
$3k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $36k
Commission
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$46k - $183k

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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 and Branding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, 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 $70,000 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,090 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,354 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,127.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 43.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (19.2% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (5.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 116 survey responses.
Early Career
15.5%
Mid Career
19.0%
Experienced
49.1%
Late Career
16.4%