The majority of Art Directors with User Interface Design skills — over one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $47K to $113K per year, and the median is $73K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Male Art Directors with User Interface Design skills are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,606 - $109,003
$47K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,689
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$35.61 - $73.70
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,606 - $109,003  
   
Bonus
$710 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$46,675 - $113,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$45.00  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$710 - $14,795  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$46,675 - $113,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $58K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $78K. Art Directors with User Interface Design skills bring in $83K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $71K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$74,000

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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