Art Director Salary in San Francisco

The average pay for an Art Director in San Francisco, California is $79,323 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Web Design, Project Management, and Branding.

$44,738 - $118,712
(Median)
$45K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,323
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$20.00 - $110.00
(Median)
$20
$45
$110
MEDIAN: $45.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,738 - $118,712  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,978 - $130,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $110.00  
   
Overtime
$34.89 - $66.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,978 - $130,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Art Director in San Francisco, California Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$81,000


Skills That Affect Art Director in San Francisco, California Salaries

Web Design
up arrow 24%

Project Management
up arrow 19%

Branding
up arrow 13%

User Interface Design
up arrow 7%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 5%

Graphic Design
up arrow 4%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

Video Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$81,000

Design
up arrow 2%

Illustration
up arrow 3%



Advertising
up arrow 9%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%
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