Mid-Career Art Director Salary

Mid-Career Art Directors take home an average $62K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $9K and $6K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career Art Directors can bottom out near $42K or peak near $99K depending on individual performance. Most Mid-Career Art Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Art Directors (57 percent) survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$42,952 - $95,704
$43K
$62K
$96K
MEDIAN: $62,356
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$15.17 - $73.69
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MEDIAN: $28.50
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$0$98K
Salary $42,952 - $95,704
Bonus $882 - $9,030
Profit Sharing $1,282 - $6,153
Commission $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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$42,189 - $98,797
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 901
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $15.17 - $73.69
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $23.50 - $58.46
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $882 - $9,030
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $1,282 - $6,153
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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$42,189 - $98,797
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,018

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Mid-Career Art Directors that is 47 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Art Directors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+30 percent), Seattle (+26 percent), Washington (+25 percent), and Boston (+21 percent). Mid-Career Art Directors earn a smaller-than-average sum in smaller cities: In particular, Cleveland, Denver, and Portland have pay rates lower than anywhere else in the country, all facing salaries below the national average and reporting populations under a million. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and Portland (11 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 163 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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Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 163 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 17%
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