Average Mid-Career Creative Director with Branding Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$85,000
Avg. Salary
$8,250
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director with Branding skills in San Diego, California is $85,000.
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$51k
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$85k
90%
$101k
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$51k - $101k
Bonus
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$52k - $108k

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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 Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design and Team Leadership.

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 $75,250 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,500.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 35.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (32.9% more) and New York, New York (20.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (11.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
28.6%
Experienced
42.9%
Late Career
28.6%