Art Director in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Art Directors in Washington tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $57K to $95K per year, median earnings come to $77K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. For the most part, Art Directors in Washington, District of Columbia enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Washington Art Directors (53 percent) survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,182 - $91,385
$56K
$77K
$91K
MEDIAN: $77,482
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Salary $56,182 - $91,385
Bonus $5,087
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$56,878 - $95,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

▲12%

Mid-Career
▼0%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$79,000

Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries

Design
▲6%

Illustration
▲4%

Graphic Design
▲2%

Advertising
▲2%

Branding
▲1%

Adobe Photoshop
▲1%

Project Management
▲1%

Adobe InDesign
▼0%

National Average
$79,000

People Management
▼1%

Adobe Illustrator
▼2%

Adobe Acrobat
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 8%
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