Creative Director

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Creative Director Salary in India

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Average Annual Salary

18.8 Lakhs

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Creative Director salary in India ranges between ₹ 4.2 Lakhs to ₹ 39.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 18.8 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 2.3k latest salaries received from Creative Directors.

Last Updated: 15 June, 2024

Salaries in different departments

Marketing & Communication
Creative Director Salary
4 - 19 years exp. (465 salaries)
19.3 Lakhs

₹4.3 L/yr - ₹38 L/yr

UX, Design & Architecture
Creative Director Salary
4 - 19 years exp. (367 salaries)
17.6 Lakhs

₹4.2 L/yr - ₹36 L/yr

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Creative Director Salary
4 - 19 years exp. (270 salaries)
14.7 Lakhs

₹4.2 L/yr - ₹35 L/yr

Content, Editorial & Journalism
Creative Director Salary
4 - 16 years exp. (43 salaries)
10.1 Lakhs

₹4.5 L/yr - ₹32.3 L/yr

Merchandising, Retail & eCommerce
Creative Director Salary
4 - 18 years exp. (11 salaries)
25.5 Lakhs

₹7 L/yr - ₹30 L/yr

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Average Annual Salary by Experience

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Creative Director salary in India with less than 4 year of experience to 20 years ranges from ₹ 4.2 Lakhs to ₹ 39.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 18.8 Lakhs based on 2.3k latest salaries.

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Top Skills for Creative Directors

based on 363 jobs

Skills

Jobs demanding the skill

1

Creative

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2

Creative Direction

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3

Graphic Designing

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4

Photoshop

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5

Illustrator

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Companies for Creative Director in India

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Company Name Avg Annual Salary
3 - 17 yrs exp. (47 salaries)

9.9 Lakhs

₹4 L/yr - ₹16.6 L/yr

8 - 17 yrs exp. (39 salaries)

21.8 Lakhs

₹13.3 L/yr - ₹30 L/yr

12 - 18 yrs exp. (22 salaries)

25.5 Lakhs

₹17 L/yr - ₹31.5 L/yr

6 - 22 yrs exp. (17 salaries)

20 Lakhs

₹12.2 L/yr - ₹25.5 L/yr

0 yrs exp. (16 salaries)

39.2 Lakhs

₹22.4 L/yr - ₹50 L/yr

10 - 15 yrs exp. (11 salaries)

21.9 Lakhs

₹18 L/yr - ₹28.7 L/yr

4 - 14 yrs exp. (10 salaries)

21.5 Lakhs

₹11 L/yr - ₹32.8 L/yr

7 - 17 yrs exp. (10 salaries)

14.7 Lakhs

₹10.8 L/yr - ₹20 L/yr

10 - 17 yrs exp. (10 salaries)

19.5 Lakhs

₹10.5 L/yr - ₹26 L/yr

Salary reviews by Creative Director and similar roles

Ogilvy

Creative Director

4.0
posted on 11 Dec 2021

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Its a great place to work if you are from the creative field. The work culture is one of the best in the industry. The management during the pandemic took all the possible efforts to keep the salaries intact. So if you are honest with your work then job security will never be a problem here.

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Dislikes

Compensation is average, but growth is pretty decent. The work pressure is like every other ad agency, if you have been in one. Work-life balance will be a myth if you wish to pursue your career in advertising. You better tie a knot in your gut and accept this.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Creative Director Salaries

What is the salary of a Creative Director in India?
Average salary for a Creative Director in India is 18.8 Lakhs per year (₹1.6L per month). Salary estimates are based on 2.3k latest salaries received from various Creative Directors across industries.
What are the top paying companies that employ Creative Directors?
What is the starting salary for a Creative Director in India?
Average starting Salary for Creative Director in India is around ₹4.2 Lakhs per year (₹35.0k per month). 4 years of minimum experience is required to be a Creative Director.
What is the highest salary for a Creative Director in India?
Highest salary that a Creative Director can earn is ₹39.0 Lakhs per year (₹3.3L per month).
How does Creative Director Salary in India change with experience?
An Entry Level Creative Director with less than three years of experience earns an average salary of ₹10.0 Lakhs per year. A mid-career Creative Director with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹11.2 Lakhs per year, while an experienced Creative Director with 10-20 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹20.4 Lakhs per year.
What are the top paying industries for Creative Director in India?
What are the top paying cities for Creative Director in India?
What are the popular/top skills required to become a Creative Director?
These are the top skills of a Creative Director based on 363 jobs posted by employers.
  • Creative
  • Creative Direction
  • Graphic Designing
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator