Art Director in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Art Directors in Washington, District of Columbia tend to be well-versed in their field, and two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $79K annually, but may range from $56K to $114K per year. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision plans. Women make up a slight majority of Art Directors in Washington (56 percent) survey respondents. Most Washington Art Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,705 - $96,041
$57K
$79K
$96K
MEDIAN: $78,980
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$56,365 - $113,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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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
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

▲10%

National Average
$80,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼2%

Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries

Design
▲4%

Illustration
▲2%

Graphic Design
▲1%

Advertising
▲1%

National Average
$80,000

Branding
▼1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

Project Management
▼1%

Adobe InDesign
▼2%

Adobe Illustrator
▼3%

People Management
▼3%

Adobe Acrobat
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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