How much does a Creative Director make in the United States? The average Creative Director salary in the United States is $125,628 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $104,851 and $149,481. 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.
Creative Director is responsible for directing creative work including audience promotions and advertising. Assists with audience research and develops creative briefs and design concepts to meet business objectives. Being a Creative Director manages corporate creative strategies and establishes design policies. May oversee print production, graphic art, and desktop publishing. Additionally, Creative Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Creative Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Creative Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2018
What does a Creative Director do?
Creative Director in Abingdon, VA
Manage creative production budgeting and vendor negotiation for print, outsourced design, video, and photography.
March 15, 2021
Meet with cross-functional and leadership teams to explain campaign strategies and solutions.
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Execute project management and workflow for entire team.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Creative Director in the United States. The base salary for Creative Director ranges from $104,851 to $149,481 with the average base salary of $125,628. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $112,247 to $169,901 with the average total cash compensation of $137,613.