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Art Director Salary in Los Angeles

An average Art Director in Los Angeles, Calif. can expect to take home roughly $73K per year. Most Art Directors in Los Angeles report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Los Angeles Art Directors (58 percent) who responded to the survey. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$44,770 - $103,010
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $73,286
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$17.23 - $98.63
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,770 - $103,010  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$43,756 - $110,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$17.23 - $98.63  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
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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$43,756 - $110,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Pay by Experience Level for Art Director in Los Angeles, California

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


For many Art Directors in Los Angeles, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $61K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $75K. Art Directors in Los Angeles, Calif. who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $82K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $86K on average.

Experience Affects Art Director in Los Angeles, California Salaries




National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Art Director in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Branding
up arrow 15%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 13%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 6%

User Interface Design
up arrow 5%

Web Design
up arrow 4%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Advertising
up arrow 3%

Illustration
up arrow 2%

National Average
$75,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Design
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%