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Art Director Salary in Los Angeles

The average Art Director in Los Angeles, Calif. can expect to rake in roughly $73K annually. Men working as Art Directors in Los Angeles who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,612 - $103,216
(Median)
$44K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,775
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50%
90%

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$17.11 - $95.33
(Median)
$17
$45
$95
MEDIAN: $45.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,612 - $103,216  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,887  
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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$42,792 - $110,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $95.33  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,887  
   
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).
)
$42,792 - $110,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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.


Art Directors in Los Angeles, Calif. who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $61K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $75K. Art Directors in Los Angeles claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $82K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $92K.

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Experience Affects Art Director in Los Angeles, California Salaries



National Average
$75,000



Skills That Affect Art Director in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Video Editing
up arrow 34%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 27%

Branding
up arrow 18%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 8%

Web Design
up arrow 6%


User Interface Design
up arrow 5%

Illustration
up arrow 4%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

National Average
$75,000

Design
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%