Art Director in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Art Directors in Boston with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent approximately three-fifths of Art Directors in Boston, Mass.. Salaries average out to around $75K per year and spread from $44K to $98K per year. Most Boston Art Directors are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The majority of Art Directors in Boston, Mass. (63 percent) who took the survey are women. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,850 - $92,244
$44K
$75K
$92K
MEDIAN: $75,313
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$43,850 - $92,244  
   
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$44,219 - $98,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $45K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $76K. Boston Art Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $81K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $87K.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
▼40%

Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries

Branding
▲12%

Web Design
▲11%

Adobe Photoshop
▲2%


Adobe InDesign
▲2%

National Average
$75,000

Project Management
▼1%

Graphic Design
▼2%

Design
▼2%

Advertising
▼5%

Illustration
▼11%

Adobe Acrobat
▼20%

Adobe After Effects
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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