Art Director in Los Angeles Salary

The average Los Angeles Art Director earns approximately $72K annually. Women Los Angeles Art Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Art Directors in Los Angeles, Calif. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,398 - $101,935
$48K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,910
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$15.78 - $77.28
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$77
MEDIAN: $43.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,398 - $101,935  
   
Bonus
$1,485 - $10,384  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$48,201 - $110,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$15.78 - $77.28  
   
Overtime
$34.00  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,485 - $10,384  
   
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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$48,201 - $110,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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

Pay by Experience for an Art Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Art Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Art Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Art Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 49 salaries. An Art Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

▲26%

▲17%

National Average
$74,000

▼5%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries

▲26%



▲13%

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$74,000




▼3%

▼3%

HTML
▼3%


Adobe After Effects
▼19%

Product Photography
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 21%