2019 Creative Director Salary Chicago | Built In Chicago
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Creative Director salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$149,188
$12,750
Additional Cash Compensation
$161,938
Total Compensation
Median: $149K
Min: $124K
Max: $170K

How Much Does a Creative Director Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Creative Director in Chicago is $149,188. The average additional cash compensation for a Creative Director in Chicago is $12,750. The average total compensation for a Creative Director in Chicago is $161,938. Creative Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Creative Director employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,177
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Design + UX Salaries

+49
Mobile, Software
Marketing Tech, Software
+24
Professional Services, Software

Creative Director Salary ranges

The most common Creative Director salary in Chicago is between $150k - $160k.

Average Creative Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Creative Director make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $157,500 on average.

Creative Director Salary by gender

The average Creative Director salary for women is $149,333 and the average Creative Director salary for men is $138,800.

Creative Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Creative Director with 7+ years of experience is $142,750.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $67,879
Min: $45K
Max: $101K
Art Director $75,125
Min: $56K
Max: $102K
UI Designer $76,950
Min: $63K
Max: $90K
UX Designer $83,171
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Product Designer $84,000
Min: $53K
Max: $112K
Senior UI Designer $94,417
Min: $80K
Max: $110K
Senior UX Designer $105,874
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
Design Director $142,222
Min: $105K
Max: $220K
Creative Director $149,188
Min: $124K
Max: $170K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $163,545
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Creative Director jobs in Chicago
7

Creative Director

Chicago
1 week ago
+18
The position will report to the CDO, responsible for the US consumer businesses, in our downtown Chicago office, with Marketing (all channel managers), Merchandising, four US business brands (ProFlowers, FTD.com, Personal Creations, and Gourmet Foods) and Technology all key peer organizations within the same department. You'll be a right-hand to the CDO and GM's in all things creative--and help create innovative, relevant content that resonates across channels down through the consumer experience. We need to elevate the brand(s), through the respective brand leaders, but we need to "get our house in order" both in creative and across CX before we redefine and shape this brand strategy. So like all executives and leaders in the company, we prize hands-on management--in combination with creating a truly enabling culture to "get things done."

JR CREATIVE DESIGNER

Chicago
4 days ago
+28
We are looking for a talented designer with a well-rounded portfolio to join the team and hit the ground running. The Centro Creative Services team handles a diverse range of design projects for both external and internal customers alike. Excellent problem solving and time management skills are a must with the wide variety of requests that come across our desks. Strong pop culture knowledge isn’t required, but it is a plus. If this sounds like your cup of tea then we’d love to meet you!

Front End Developer – Creative Services Specialist

Chicago
1 week ago
+18
The Creative Services Specialist includes UI design expertise creating visual designs that effectively communicate product function and brand identity, including the design and production of screen layouts, color palettes, typography, user interface elements, and icons. The ideal candidate will include strong front-end development skills that can apply their expertise in HTML, CSS / SASS, and JS to implement and maintain new features / enhancements in a variety of dynamic web applications.

Head of Creative Services (Internal Agency)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+10
Groupon is seeking a Head of Creative Services to lead our 50+ person team working on creative globally for both our Groupon and LivingSocial brands. You will lead our creative teams, studio, digital asset management, client management and project management teams as we transform our marketing to increase personalization, customer engagement and excitement across all touchpoints.

Associate Creative Director, Brand

Chicago
14 hours ago
+22
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE We are looking for a proactive leader and design champion to join our future-forward Experience Design team at One North. You will create sophisticated, brand-centric design work for a growing variety of client types, from architecture to education and law. We will help you sharpen your leadership skills and give you the runway to help build our brand and digital design practice to better serve our growing roster of best-in

Director, Web Content & Creative

Chicago
1 week ago
POSITION SUMMARY The Director, Web Content & Creative is a key part of the Association's strategic communications team, providing strategic direction of alz.org content as well as the onsite user experience. The successful candidate will have a strong editorial background and be an expert in web writing and editing, information architecture, SEO and user experience. This leader will also understand chapter site needs and drive cohesive

Associate Creative Producer

Chicago
1 week ago
We are an innovative fast-paced company, on a path to growing our world-class creative services team. You are an executor who can take creative projects from concept to completion while simultaneously managing multiple integrated campaigns and clients - delivering excellent content.   This role requires strong project management skills, content creation expertise as well as a desire to drive content best practices across all marketing channels.

Skills that affect Creative Director salaries in Chicago

1
Adobe Creative Suite
4% have this skill
2
Graphic Design
4% have this skill
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Information Architecture
4% have this skill
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Visual Design
4% have this skill
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Interaction Design
4% have this skill
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Print Design
4% have this skill

Recent Creative Director salaries in Chicago

$125,000
Yearly Salary
A VP of Creative Design reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$124,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Director reported a yearly salary of $124,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Director reported a yearly salary of $170,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Director reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$128,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Director reported a yearly salary of $128,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Director reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Director reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Director reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Director reported a yearly salary of $165,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$164,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Director reported a yearly salary of $164,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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