$79,757
Avg. Salary
$30.72
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$6,000

Bonus

$2,250

Profit Sharing

$6,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Creative Director in San Diego, California is $30.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Creative Director in San Diego, California is $79,757 per year.

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$8.14
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$30.72
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$98.63
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$47k
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MEDIAN $79,757
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MEDIAN: $79,757
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$0$138K
Salary $47,174 - $132,126
Bonus $1,600 - $20,226
Profit Sharing $2,250
Commission $6,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,577 - $138,692
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data $0$98
Hourly Rate $8.14 - $98.63
Overtime $45.00
Annual Data $0$138K
Bonus $1,600 - $20,226
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $2,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,577 - $138,692
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Creative Director

The creative director is the leader of a team tasked with creating and implementing creative work; this could include projects in graphic design, advertising, music, media or similar fields. Their tasks vary depending on their industry and position; for example, they may work as a lead designer for websites, oversee copywriting for advertising campaigns or serve as the art director for a publication or advertising firm. Other tasks led by a creative director commonly include helping with the casting of a commercial, developing radio commercials, and helping guide copywriters and graphic designers on a wide variety of projects.

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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.

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Creative Director Job Listings

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

National Average
$82,000

▼2%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Web Development
▲41%

Adobe InDesign
▲10%

Adobe Illustrator
▲2%

Project Management
▲2%

▲1%

Design
▲1%


Team Leadership
▼0%

National Average
$82,000

Graphic Design
▼7%

Web Design
▼11%

Advertising
▼41%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%