Art Director Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

Washington Art Directors tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $74K per year, but may range from $60K to $123K per year. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Art Directors in Washington, District of Columbia making up 53 percent of survey respondents. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about two in five. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,133 - $94,453
MEDIAN: $73,899

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$60,133 - $94,453  
$0.00 - $20,608  
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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).
$59,800 - $122,928  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Experience Affects Art Director in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Art Director in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

National Average

Adobe InDesign
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Graphic Design
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Adobe Photoshop
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Adobe Illustrator
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


47 %
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 17%