Art Director Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

With just under three-fifths of Art Directors in Boston, Mass. reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Boston Art Directors is $72K annually and can range from $49K on the lower end to $104K per year near the higher end. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Art Directors in Boston are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (63 percent) are women. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$48,479 - $90,230
MEDIAN: $72,031

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$48,479 - $90,230  
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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).
$48,827 - $104,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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. For Boston Art Directors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $82K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $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%