R411,145
Avg. Salary
R488
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R25,841

Bonus

R60,000

Profit Sharing

R11,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Creative Director is R488 per hour.

The average pay for a Creative Director is R411,145 per year.

10%
R195.08
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R487.96
50%
R996.66
90%
90%
MEDIAN R487.96
10%
R203k
10%
R411k
50%
R898k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R411,145
R203,273 - R898,146
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R410K
R900K
MEDIAN: R411,145
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50%
90%
R195 - R997
R200
R490
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MEDIAN: R488
10%
50%
90%
R0R1M
Salary R203,273 - R898,146
Bonus R5,817 - R99,667
Profit Sharing R60,000
Commission R11,500
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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R212,482 - R1,129,477
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 221
Hourly Data R0R996
Hourly Rate R195 - R997
Overtime R496
Annual Data R0R1M
Bonus R5,817 - R99,667
Commission R11,500
Profit Sharing R60,000
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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R212,482 - R1,129,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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.

Creative Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

Pay by Experience for a Creative Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Creative Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R303,000 based on 73 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Creative Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R364,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R504,000 based on 109 salaries. A Creative Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R700,000 based on 37 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-9%

-17%

National Average: R431,896

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

Creative Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Creative Director?

Creative Director in Cape Town:
"Creative Problem Solving in the 3rd world."
Pros: I enjoy the challenge that comes with marketing a plethora of products and services to a market that is so versatile in taste, culture, habits and income.
Cons: Often great ideas crumble under the pressure of time and budget.

Creative Director in Cape Town:
"How difficult it was to get work made."
Keep pushing. Don't compromise. Fight the fights you need to fight with passion and dedication. If it makes your job and wok better, do it.

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Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

▲62%

▲17%

National Average
R432,000

▼16%

▼30%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries



▲23%

▲11%

▲5%


National Average
R432,000


▼26%

▼29%

▼30%

▼45%

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 70%