Art Director Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

Slightly less than three-fifths of Art Directors in Boston are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $49K to $107K per year, and the average comes out to $73K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Art Directors in Boston, Mass. survey participants are largely women, dominating at 66 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$48,368 - $90,701
MEDIAN: $72,769

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$48,368 - $90,701  
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$48,713 - $107,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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.

Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $52K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $72K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Art Directors in Boston, Mass. make a median salary of $82K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $79K.

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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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National Average

Graphic Design
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Adobe Acrobat
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Adobe Photoshop
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Project Management
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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 14 votes.


66 %
34 %

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: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 15%