Average Creative Director with Adobe Photoshop Skills Salary

$78,383
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,177
Bonus
$6,878
Commission
$3,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Adobe Photoshop skills is $78,383.
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$42k
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$78k
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$141k
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MEDIAN $78,383
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Salary
$42k - $141k
Bonus
$978 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$650 - $31k
Commission
$5k - $25k
Total Pay
$39k - $149k

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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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Creative Director
Graphic Designer
Art Director
Marketing Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills in Graphic Design, Branding, Team Leadership, Project Management and Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

An entry-level Creative Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,321 based on 18 salaries. An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,034 based on 241 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,102 based on 307 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,857 based on 536 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,902.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 87.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (36.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (34.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,395 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
17.3%
Mid Career
22.0%
Experienced
38.4%
Late Career
21.0%