Fishbowl users report ACD salaries are between $110K-$190K, with an average of $160K in major cities, like New York and LA. Salary range is affected by city, agency tier, award wins, and years of experience.

What king of jump in salary can you ask when being promoted from Acd to CD level, in a big agency? (My salary is currently 180k/yr)

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I’m an ACD in NY making $160k. I’m now considering a role at a big Chicago agency. What’s an appropriate salary? I assume it’ll be less, since it’s a lower cost of living. Thanks.

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I've been an award winning ACD at one of the top NYC shops for the last 2 years. What should my salary be? (Looking for a pre-covid salary range)

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Just curious, what’s a reasonable salary for a Senior Art Director? And what should I be asking for a ACD level? The Agency is based in NYC.

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Salary question: what salary range is realistic for an ACD copy with 20 yrs experience?

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What’s the current salary range for an ACD role in San Francisco? (I found some answers in a previous thread, but it might have changed with COVID...)

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ACD, taking Sr. AD role, coming from out of state. What is the average salary in Austin. I feel like I'm getting screwed over. Its a Tech company. Thanks!

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Chicago ACD salary? Thanks in advance.

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ACD salary in Colorado?

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What is a typical ACD salary in London?

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Been considering leaving the agency world. What is the client side equivalent of an ACD level writer? What would compensation look like at this level in NYC?

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Looking to make the jump to ACD here in Chicago. What’s a fair salary to ask for?

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Day rate for ACD Copywriter in Nashville? Curious what market is comparable? More like la or more like Austin/ATL/Chicago?

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What’s the range for an ACD salary in NYC? 6 years experience

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What’s the highest you can ask for as a senior before the salary starts hitting ACD level?

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Does anyone know the salary range in Chicago for an ACD? 8 years experience. Thanks!

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What’s a salary range for an ACD in a large agency in NYC? This position is in their health division

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What’s a good ACD salary in ny? (For Dtc health) Talking to hr tomorrow about going full time and am assuming I’ll get lowballed

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Day rate for ACD art in NYC right now?

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Salary range for an ACD in LA?

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What do you prefer? Stay as an expensive ACD (what can be a problem if recruiters think you are too expensive for a ACD) or you accept a CD title with a normal CD salary, but now way more difficult +

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What’s a good ACD salary in ny? Talking to hr tomorrow about going full time and am assuming I’ll get lowballed

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Anyone know ACD/cd salary at martin or virginia agencies in general?

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New to freelancing. What is the going day rate (or range) these days for an ACD in NYC?

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If you’re going from senior cw to ACD, what percentage should your salary be going up? Not sure what’s standard/average.

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ACD Salary in Toronto? Thanks in advance.

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Salary difference between PR agency VS Advertising agecy in NYC - ACD role

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Fair ACD salary in Colorado?

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Fish in Chicago, who have made the jump from Sr. CW to ACD in the same agency, what kind of salary bump did you see?

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Salary difference in PR agency and Ad agency? ACD role in NYC

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Salary for SAD and/or ACD in Austin?

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First year ACD in LA - what is a fair salary range, please?

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What is the salary for an ACD in toronto? Awards etc. thanks

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Salary range for first year ACD in LA?

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Good ACD salary in Atlanta?

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