The majority of Art Directors with User Interface Design skills — about one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $47K to $111K per year, and the median is $72K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Men working as Art Directors with User Interface Design skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$46,842 - $103,260
(Median)
$47K
$72K
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MEDIAN: $71,600
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$8.14 - $80.14
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$45
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,842 - $103,260  
   
Bonus
$721 - $10,033  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$47,056 - $111,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $80.14  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$721 - $10,033  
   
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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$47,056 - $111,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $59K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $77K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $80K in this role. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $75K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
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National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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