Creative Director salary in the United States

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Based on 4,488 income tax records
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How much do Creative Directors make?
The average total salary for a Creative Director is $88,500 per year. This is based on data from 4,488 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Creative Director and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Creative Director salary can vary between $28,000 to $217,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Creative Director salary by location

Creative Director salary by company

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Justworks, New York County, NY
13 income tax records
$62K – $330K
Interpublic Group, Cook County, IL
12 income tax records
$97K – $190K
TriNet, Kings County, NY
14 income tax records
$54K – $191K

Creative Director demographics in United States

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49% are single
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51% are married
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39% have kids
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59% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Creative Directors in United States

4,488 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a creative director in the United States is $88,500 per year. Creative director salaries in the United States can vary between $28,000 to $217,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 4,488 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as creative director.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for creative directors in the United States: Justworks ($154,500 a year), Interpublic Group ($144,500 a year), and TriNet ($140,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for creative directors in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($157,000 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($130,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($125,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.