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Art Director Salary in Los Angeles

For Art Directors in Los Angeles, Calif., annual average wages total $73K per year. Men working as Los Angeles Art Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Most Art Directors in Los Angeles are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,470 - $102,152
(Median)
$43K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,524
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90%

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$17.23 - $94.69
(Median)
$17
$44
$95
MEDIAN: $44.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,470 - $102,152  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
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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$42,734 - $107,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$17.23 - $94.69  
   
Overtime
$0.28 - $46.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
   
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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$42,734 - $107,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Los Angeles Art Directors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $60K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $74K. Art Directors in Los Angeles see a median salary of $83K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $89K.

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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 33%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 21%

Branding
up arrow 17%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 9%

Web Design
up arrow 6%

User Interface Design
up arrow 5%

Illustration
up arrow 4%

Advertising
up arrow 4%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

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 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
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%
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