Mid-Career Art Director Salary

Mid-Career Art Directors can expect wages of $62K annually on average. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Art Directors — which occasionally include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing — stretch from around $41K to approximately $100K. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Mid-Career Art Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Mid-Career Art Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$42,167 - $95,812
$42K
$62K
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MEDIAN: $61,971
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$15.16 - $74.27
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$42,167 - $95,812  
   
Bonus
$870 - $9,274  
Profit Sharing
$1,400 - $6,000  
Commission
$7,250  
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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$41,498 - $99,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 855
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.16 - $74.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$22.68 - $60.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$870 - $9,274  
   
Commission
$7,250  
Profit Sharing
$1,400 - $6,000  
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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$41,498 - $99,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,657

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Surpassing the national average by 48 percent, Mid-Career Art Directors in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Art Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+31 percent), Seattle (+27 percent), Washington (+25 percent), and Boston (+22 percent). Smaller cities are not ideal for Mid-Career Art Directors looking to maximize their earnings. Those in Cleveland, Denver, and Portland — the lowest-paid cities for Mid-Career Art Directors in the field — deal with compensation below the national average and all have fewer than a million residents. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Denver (10 percent lower) and Portland (3 percent lower).

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries



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$63,000

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▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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