Art Director in Los Angeles Salary

Earnings for Los Angeles Art Directors come in at around $71K annually on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Women Art Directors in Los Angeles who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The majority of Art Directors in Los Angeles, Calif. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,741 - $102,357
$48K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,278
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$20.55 - $91.83
$21
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$92
MEDIAN: $46.50
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,741 - $102,357  
   
Bonus
$1,479 - $10,430  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$47,850 - $110,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$20.55 - $91.83  
   
Overtime
$34.97  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,479 - $10,430  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$47,850 - $110,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $59K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $70K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Art Directors in Los Angeles make a median salary of $90K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $83K.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

▲24%

▲14%

National Average
$73,000

▼4%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries

Illustration
▲21%

People Management
▲14%

▲14%


Branding
▲1%

Advertising
▼0%

National Average
$73,000



HTML
▼2%


▼4%

Web Design
▼5%


Adobe After Effects
▼18%

Product Photography
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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