Creative Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Creative Manager make in the United States? The average Creative Manager salary in the United States is $89,903 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $75,079 and $107,723. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Creative Manager leads and directs the design and production of visual and audio materials and media used for advertising, broadcast, and web communications. Oversees creation of art, photo, video, and layout design. Being a Creative Manager establishes and implements design and format standards and processes to produce consistent and high quality results. Selects any outside or contract vendors and approves and coordinates projects. Additionally, Creative Manager typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Creative Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Creative Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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