Art Director Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

With slightly less than three-fifths of Art Directors in Boston, Mass. reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $49K to $104K per year and averages out to $72K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Boston Art Directors. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The majority of Art Directors in Boston (63 percent) who took the survey are women. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,479 - $90,230

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$48,827 - $104,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Pay by Experience Level for Art Director in Boston, Massachusetts

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

Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $52K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $72K. Boston Art Directors bring in $82K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $76K.

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Experience Affects Art Director in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

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Skills That Affect Art Director in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

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Graphic Design
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Project Management
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Adobe Acrobat
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Adobe Photoshop

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Adobe InDesign
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Adobe Illustrator
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Web Design
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


63 %
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 14%