Art Director Salary in Los Angeles

Art Directors in Los Angeles, Calif. take home an average $73K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Male Los Angeles Art Directors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,252 - $101,702
(Median)
$45K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,186
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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
$45,252 - $101,702  
   
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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$44,013 - $107,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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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$44,013 - $107,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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.


For Los Angeles Art Directors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $61K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $74K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $83K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $89K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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 32%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 20%

Branding
up arrow 14%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 9%


Web Design
up arrow 6%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

Illustration
up arrow 4%

User Interface Design
up arrow 4%

National Average
$75,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Design
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 35 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
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