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Creative Director Average Salary in Italy 2019

How much money does a Creative Director make in Italy?

3,818 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Creative Director in Italy typically earns around 3,818 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Creative Director salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Creative Director Salary Distribution in Italy

Median and salary distribution monthly Italy Creative Director

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Creative Director salaries in Italy range between 1,680 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 5,765 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,856 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Creative Director are earning less than 3,856 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,856 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Creative Director are earning less than 2,491 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,491 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Creative Director are earning less than 4,907 EUR while 25% are earning more than 4,907 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Creative Director Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
2,027 EUR
2 - 5 Years    +31%  
2,660 EUR
5 - 10 Years    +18%  
3,151 EUR
10 - 15 Years    +27%  
4,008 EUR
15 - 20 Years    +12%  
4,499 EUR
20+ Years    +20%  
5,377 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Creative Director salaries by experience level. A Creative Director with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 2,027 EUR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,660 EUR per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 3,151 EUR per month, 18% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Creative Director(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 4,008 EUR per month, 27% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 4,499 EUR per month, 12% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 5,377 EUR per month, 20% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Italy Creative Director

Creative Director Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
2,722 EUR
Bachelor's Degree    +29%  
3,518 EUR
Master's Degree    +26%  
4,437 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Creative Director salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Creative Director is 2,722 EUR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 3,518 EUR per month, 29% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 4,437 EUR per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Italy Creative Director

Creative Director Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
3,512 EUR
Male    +16%  
4,066 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Creative Director employees in Italy earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Italy Creative Director

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
3,322 EUR
Public Sector    +28%  
4,257 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Creative Director employees in Italy earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Italy Creative Director

Creative Director Salary Trend and Forecast in Italy

How are Creative Director salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Italy Creative Director
Average Salary 2016    =  
3,515 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
3,645 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
3,747 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
3,818 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Creative Director salaries in Italy are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Creative Director Average Hourly Wage in Italy

22 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Italy for Creative Director is 22 EUR. This means that the average Creative Director in Italy earns approximatly 22 EUR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Creative Director VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Creative Director and Advertising / Grapic Design / Events monthly ItalyWe compared Italy salaries for Creative Director, Advertising / Grapic Design / Events, and All Jobs and we found that Creative Director salaries are 18% more than those of Advertising / Grapic Design / Events. We also found out that Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries are 12% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advertising Account Executive3,818 EUR=
Advertising Account Manager2,864 EUR-25%
Advertising Account Planner2,817 EUR-26%
Advertising Coordinator3,596 EUR-6%
Advertising Manager4,802 EUR+26%
Advertising Operations Manager4,142 EUR+8%
Advertising Strategic Planner3,399 EUR-11%
Advertising Team Leader3,270 EUR-14%
Animator2,443 EUR-36%
Art Director3,547 EUR-7%
Artist3,233 EUR-15%
Artworker2,532 EUR-34%
Assistant Art Director2,925 EUR-23%
Audiosual Technician2,692 EUR-29%
Broadcast Administrator3,780 EUR-1%
Catering Sales2,534 EUR-34%
Catering Trainer3,592 EUR-6%
Commercial and Industrial Designer2,745 EUR-28%
Conference Organiser2,835 EUR-26%
Content and Media Production Lead3,562 EUR-7%
CopyWriter2,861 EUR-25%
Creative Designer3,621 EUR-5%
Creative Director3,818 EUR=
Designer 2,053 EUR-46%
Desktop Publisher2,571 EUR-33%
Director of Graphic Design3,979 EUR+4%
Events and Promotions Manager4,189 EUR+10%
Exhibit Display Coordinator3,062 EUR-20%
Exhibit Display Manager3,606 EUR-6%
Finisher2,574 EUR-33%
Graphic Artist3,528 EUR-8%
Graphic Designer2,657 EUR-30%
Graphics Design Supervisor3,364 EUR-12%
Imagery Analyst2,613 EUR-32%
Imaging Technologist2,626 EUR-31%
Interaction Designer2,380 EUR-38%
Media Planner3,350 EUR-12%
Media Production Coordinator3,168 EUR-17%
Media Production Manager3,105 EUR-19%
Media Project Manager3,200 EUR-16%
Media Relations Representative4,079 EUR+7%
Media Sales Executive4,257 EUR+11%
Multimedia Specialist2,673 EUR-30%
Photographer2,635 EUR-31%
PPC Campaign Manager3,502 EUR-8%
Print Production Manager3,824 EUR+0%
Product and Brand Manager4,730 EUR+24%
Sales Promotion Manager4,117 EUR+8%
Sketch Artist2,734 EUR-28%
Social Media Executive3,956 EUR+4%
Technical Typist2,941 EUR-23%
User Experience UX Designer2,878 EUR-25%
UX Designer2,700 EUR-29%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bologna3,839 EUR
Catania3,566 EUR
Genova3,730 EUR
Milano4,045 EUR
Napoli4,169 EUR
Palermo4,004 EUR
Parma3,555 EUR
Rome4,335 EUR
Torino3,887 EUR
Trieste3,654 EUR
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