Creative Director Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Creative Director, Creative Services Director

What is the average annual salary for Creative Director?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Creative Director may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Creative Director in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Creative Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Creative Director in the United States is $108,023 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Creative Director in the United States are expected to make less than $108,023.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $108,023
  • 10%$76,614
  • 25%$91,582
  • 75%$127,537
  • 90%$145,304

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Job Description for Creative Director

Responsible for directing creative work including audience promotions and advertising. May oversee print production, graphic art, and desktop publishing. Assists with audience research and develops creative briefs and design concepts to meet business objectives. Requires a bachelor's degree with at least 7 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View Creative Director job description

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Categories:  Advertising, Media -- Broadcast, Media -- Print

Industries:  Biotechnology, Business Services, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom

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