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Creative Director Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$128,250/yr
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$80K
Low
$128K
Average
$197K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,880
Range$2,020 - $33,563
How much does a Creative Director make?

The national average salary for a Creative Director is $128,250 in United States. Filter by location to see Creative Director salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,072 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Creative Director employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Razorfish
      $170,298/yr
      Range: $108K - $238K
      29 salaries
      $170,298/yr
      $108K$238K
      J. Walter Thompson Worldwide
      $176,516/yr
      Range: $108K - $273K
      28 salaries
      $176,516/yr
      $108K$273K
      R/GA
      $199,304/yr
      Range: $155K - $247K
      24 salaries
      $199,304/yr
      $155K$247K
      Grey Group
      $187,346/yr
      Range: $162K - $261K
      22 salaries
      $187,346/yr
      $162K$261K
      Ogilvy
      $212,764/yr
      Range: $147K - $352K
      18 salaries
      $212,764/yr
      $147K$352K
      Havas Worldwide
      $193,282/yr
      Range: $81K - $330K
      18 salaries
      $193,282/yr
      $81K$330K
      FCB Global
      $162,223/yr
      Range: $127K - $236K
      18 salaries
      $162,223/yr
      $127K$236K

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      Crispin Porter
      $256,630/yr
      Range: $189K - $307K
      17 salaries
      $256,630/yr
      $189K$307K
      Dieste
      $129,653/yr
      Range: $92K - $240K
      15 salaries
      $129,653/yr
      $92K$240K
      Publicis
      $186,641/yr
      Range: $127K - $291K
      15 salaries
      $186,641/yr
      $127K$291K
      AKQA
      $210,603/yr
      Range: $162K - $279K
      15 salaries
      $210,603/yr
      $162K$279K
      NBCUniversal
      $153,587/yr
      Range: $118K - $195K
      14 salaries
      $153,587/yr
      $118K$195K
      VML
      $128,145/yr
      Range: $99K - $172K
      13 salaries
      $128,145/yr
      $99K$172K
      DDB
      $182,786/yr
      Range: $140K - $207K
      13 salaries
      $182,786/yr
      $140K$207K
      Microsoft
      $180,321/yr
      Range: $152K - $322K
      13 salaries
      $180,321/yr
      $152K$322K
      BBDO
      $233,370/yr
      Range: $188K - $383K
      12 salaries
      $233,370/yr
      $188K$383K
      Momentum Worldwide
      $131,905/yr
      Range: $91K - $191K
      12 salaries
      $131,905/yr
      $91K$191K
      McCann Worldgroup
      $162,365/yr
      Range: $130K - $224K
      11 salaries
      $162,365/yr
      $130K$224K
      Leo Burnett
      $159,566/yr
      Range: $122K - $264K
      10 salaries
      $159,566/yr
      $122K$264K
      Saatchi & Saatchi Group
      $220,800/yr
      Range: $163K - $280K
      10 salaries
      $220,800/yr
      $163K$280K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent creative director salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $65,000
      per year
      A Creative Director in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $1k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Cincinnati, OH Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $100,000
      per year
      A Creative Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $100,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Self-employed
      $120,000
      per year
      A Creative Director in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $140,000
      per year
      A Creative Director in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $140,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Private
      $115,000
      per year
      A Creative Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $115,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Public