$108,013
Avg. Salary
$32.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$8,450

Bonus

$1,600

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Design Director, Advertising is $32.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Director, Advertising is $108,013 per year.

10%
$24.20
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$32.50
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$97.87
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MEDIAN $32.50
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$71k
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50%
$159k
90%
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MEDIAN $108,013
$70,680 - $159,499
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MEDIAN: $108,013
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$0$168K
Salary $70,680 - $159,499
Bonus $0.00 - $20,363
Profit Sharing $1,600
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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$62,447 - $168,475
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 161
Hourly Data $0$97
Hourly Rate $24.20 - $97.87
Overtime $39.75
Annual Data $0$168K
Bonus $0.00 - $20,363
Profit Sharing $1,600
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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$62,447 - $168,475
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Design Director, Advertising

Advertising design directors are responsible for supervising all advertising campaigns at their agency, firm, or company. They are employed primarily by advertising agencies and within advertising departments of large organizations.

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Design Director, Advertising Tasks
  • Create plans and storyboards laying out designs for advertisements.
  • Direct and supervise the work of graphics, layout, and copywriting staff.
  • Work with clients to ensure designs meet their expectations.
  • Assist in making decisions about what graphics, photos, and copy to include in advertisements.

Common Career Paths for Design Director, Advertising


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Popular Skills for Design Director, Advertising

Pay by Experience Level for Design Director, Advertising

Pay by Experience for a Design Director, Advertising has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Director, Advertising with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Director, Advertising with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Design Director, Advertising which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 53 salaries. A Design Director, Advertising with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-7%

National Average: $112,850

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Design Director, Advertising Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Design Director, Advertising?

Design Director, Advertising in Minneapolis:
"A lot of opportunities, a lot of ego."
Pros: The availability for new opportunities
Cons:

Design Director, Advertising in Deer Park:
"Deer Park work is great."
Pros: It is close to my home
Cons: The weather

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Key Stats for Design Director, Advertising

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
58%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Design Director, Advertising Salaries

Late-Career
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$113,000

▼11%

Entry-Level
▼47%

Skills That Affect Design Director, Advertising Salaries

User Experience (UX) Design
▲13%

Adobe Photoshop
▲8%

Branding
▲4%

National Average
$113,000



User Interface Design
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
58%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%