Is there a big difference in cost of living between NYC and LA? Moving to LA for a job and want to ensure my salary expectations are in the right ballpark. I currently make $130k and my rent (shared with my partner) is $2950. We already own a car together so we already have that in our world of monthly expenses, and would be road tripping out there over the course of a month. Also, I’ll be jumping from ACD to CD, going from media company to small digital agency.

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

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As many of us navigate the challenges of negotiating during Covid layoffs, my question is what do you think is a good, fair and realistic salary for an independent agency to offer a Creative Director with 10+ years of experience in metro Detroit, considering the current economic climate?

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5 months into my first job. Been given a lot of responsibilities here. Rose from intern, to Jr, to Jr with actual responsibilities leading pitches and overseeing production and all that stuff that I didn't think I'd ever get to do in my first year. I like my CD a lot, they're awesome and a real mentor. Most coworkers are pretty meh but I like some of them. Salary is awful. I've received an offer from a competing agency here... It would triple my current salary. I'm not sure... What to do...

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Good NYC agency with good people & brands (have freelanced there a ton, but I don’t want to move) looking for a CD/CW, 10+yrs experience, salary range $200-225k, ideally someone already in NYC...msg me if you’re a good fit/want more info. They asked me to screen books so I won’t 100% pass you on—sorry—but want to share as many great 🐠 candidates as possible!

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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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Question for the squad: whats the difference in responsibilities and compensation between a VP CD and SR VP CD.... I’ve always been curious... Thanks in advance!

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Day rate for a CD doing hands-on copywriting? Mostly for digital and direct marketing campaigns.

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So, I know W+K does the whole "flat structure" thing by titling anyone below CD as a "creative." How does this affect salary ranges? Are they proportional to the range you'd get outside as a Jr./Sr./ACD? Lower?

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What salary should I ask for at a WPP agency for a Group CD role? I’d be working across agencies within the network…in NYC market

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Is 190k a fair salary for an ACD role in NYC? Im experienced and borderline about to be promoted to CD at my current shop

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Lots of CD jobs at well funded startups (at least 5 years age) in NY now. I imagine these are small teams, but what would be a salary expectation?

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In an internal where the other designer’s option in objectively not as good as mine. I swear it’s not my ego talking. But the CD seems to give more praise to her. Why does that happen? Is it over compensation? Anyone have the same experience? Would love a CD’s POV.

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Does anyone know what the salary range for L9 Specialist role within Accenture CD&O in UK?

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Take a promo to become a CD at an agency or take a Designer position at a tech company? The money will be about the same after bonus and stocks.

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CD salary range in Portland?

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Salary range for a CD?

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What’s the average salary for an experiential Creative Director in NYC?

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What's everyone's salary increase in CD&O been, both in promo and non promo years?

What is the general salary expectation for a CD? I don't even know where to start because I'm so underpaid now, not sure what the "norm" is. (This is why salary should be spoken about more openly IMO).

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CD salary in Miami?

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Agency-side CD salary in Portland, OR?

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freelance CD’s in NYC, what’s your hourly or day rate?

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What age is the oldest working creative you know of? Especially if just a senior creative level, not a cd. Not looking for names, more curious about an age and an agency. I know of a few 50+ but curious if there are any 60+ still in it. Bonus if they’re doing great work.

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What’s a Group Creative Director salary in NYC? At a big network, like Ogilvy, for example.

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Anyone know rough CD and ECD salary for Germany? And does it vary by city to city? Thanks!

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What message is your CD sending when you were expecting a promo, but received a small salary bump instead?

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What's the max salary for CD in NYC? 300k? 350k? I'm from Chi.

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Had a great initial chat with a recruiter who then scheduled a chat with the CD’s. I’m super excited except the salary the recruiter gave was lower than what I’m aiming for. Do I go through the interview and negotiate again after or is that number set in stone?

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Had a great initial chat with a recruiter who then scheduled a chat with the CD’s. I’m super excited except the salary the recruiter gave was lower than what I’m aiming for. Do I go through the interview and negotiate again after or is that number set in stone?

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Anyone know the salary for a Creative Director in Milan?

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I was interviewing for a freelance job and asked about the creative director (small, new company). The CEO said they haven’t hired one yet and it took everything in my power to ask to be considered for that role. He wants to continue the convo tomorrow. I have 15 years of experience and have done the job of people and project manager and directed large content before. Without the title or salary! How can I prove to him that I can bring value and expertise to this role (besides from my portfolio)

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What’s the average salary for an SVP Creative Director (Copy) in Chicago at a large Agency? (20 YOE)

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CD salary range in LA?

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Possibly moving to San Francisco within my agency network. What’s the salary range for CD? 3 years in the role, 13 in the industry, worked in UK and Australia, some recent awards (D&AD etc). Seeing ranges from 150 to 200. Also, position is not a CD amongst others at the same level, it’s a head of department role (if that makes any difference). Any input or thoughts welcomed.

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CD day rate in SF? Have most major awards and 17 years exp.

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What's a Design Director salary range in NYC? The next level will be a Creative Director. It's studio owned part of a more extensive Agency network.

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Freelance ACD and CD’s in how much are y’all charging for your day rate/hourly rate these days? In New York? In LA? Elsewhere?

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GCD salary in SF? (About to make the jump from CD to GCD)

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I’ve never worked in the US but am wondering what salary would be for the following roles at at digital agency on the West Coast. I have 10 years of experience as a creative and film director. Associate Creative Director Creative Director

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