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Best states for a Creative Director

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Creative Directors, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Creative Director positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Creative Directors in America is $188,000.

In order to get you the best states for Creative Directors, we looked at our data on jobs and wages -- specifically the average annual wage and the number of available jobs per capita.

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The 10 Best States in America For Creative Directors in 2019

  1. Illinois
  2. California
  3. Washington
  4. New York
  5. Georgia
  6. Oregon
  7. New Mexico
  8. Maine
  9. Utah
  10. Massachusetts
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  • (277 jobs)
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  • (32 jobs)
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  • (10 jobs)
  • (86 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Creative Directors, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Creative Directors, but also high pay, and good career prospects.

To determine the above criteria, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Creative Directors.

Check out the list of best states for Creative Directors below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Creative Directors in 2019

1. Illinois

Total Creative Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
100 $180,000 $126,000 $255,000 1.29
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Creative Director Jobs in Illinois

2. California

Total Creative Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
438 $135,000 $82,000 $222,000 2.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Creative Director Jobs in California

3. Washington

Total Creative Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
59 $175,068 $113,000 $270,000 1.26
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Creative Director Jobs in Washington

4. New York

Total Creative Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
277 $113,279 $66,000 $192,000 3.28
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Creative Director Jobs in New York

5. Georgia

Total Creative Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
67 $107,496 $64,000 $178,000 1.3
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Creative Director Jobs in Georgia

6. Oregon

Total Creative Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
32 $107,496 $64,000 $178,000 1.55
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Creative Director Jobs in Oregon

7. New Mexico

Total Creative Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4 $115,822 $69,000 $192,000 0.42
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Creative Director Jobs in New Mexico

8. Maine

Total Creative Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3 $108,191 $65,000 $179,000 0.47
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Creative Director Jobs in Maine

9. Utah

Total Creative Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
10 $105,693 $63,000 $175,000 0.62
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Creative Director Jobs in Utah

10. Massachusetts

Total Creative Director Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
86 $101,016 $60,000 $168,000 1.6
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Creative Director Jobs in Massachusetts

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Creative Director

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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