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Average Creative Director with Team Leadership Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$108,564
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,000
Bonus
$7,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Team Leadership skills in Seattle, Washington is $108,564.
10%
$69k
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$109k
90%
$171k
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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 Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Project Management, Graphic Design and Branding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Creative Directors?

An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $83,524 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,607 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,859 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,431.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (24.2% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (14.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (20.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 75 survey responses.
Early Career
16.0%
Mid Career
13.3%
Experienced
42.7%
Late Career
28.0%