CREATIVE DIRECTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$105,000
$59,000
Min 10%
$105,000
Median 50%
$186,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Nordstrom
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a creative director make?
Creative Directors in America make, on average, $105,573 a year or $50.76 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 127,000. The top 10 percent earn over $186,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $59,000 annually. Professional companies and Media companies have the most job opportunities for Creative Directors. Some of the states with the best Creative Director salaries are Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Most Creative Directors spend 3.9 years in the position.
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Average Creative Director Salary By Company

There is good job security in Creative Director positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Creative Directors are Professional companies and Media companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Creative Directors are Nordstrom and Thumbtack. In addition, companies like Netflix and Google report highly competitive salaries for Creative Directors.

Average Creative Director Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Creative Director in the United States is $105,573 per year or $50.76 per hour. The city with the highest Creative Director salary is Seattle, WA at $140,465 per year. The Seattle, WA average entry-level salary for Creative Directors is $78,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Creative Director salaries are Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Louisiana, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina have the lowest reported salaries for Creative Directors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$140,465
2
Portland, OR
$140,125
3
San Francisco, CA
$122,350
4
Boulder, CO
$114,218
5
Las Vegas, NV
$113,439

RECENTLY ADDED Creative Director SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/30/2019
$130,497
Robert Half
Creative Director
10/22/2019
$83,480
Spherion
Creative Director
10/07/2019
$100,000
Robert Half
Creative Director
09/27/2019
$95,000
Robert Half
Creative Director
09/18/2019
$120,000
Robert Half
Creative Director
09/03/2019
$125,000
Cybercoders
Creative Director
08/23/2019
$75,000
Randstad
Creative Director
08/14/2019
$70,000
The Creative Group
Creative Director
08/04/2019
$60,000
The Creative Group
Creative Director
08/04/2019
$65,000
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