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Art Director Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

The majority of Art Directors in Washington — approximately two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $58K to $126K per year, and the median is $74K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Art Directors in Washington, District of Columbia making up 52 percent of survey respondents. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$60,267 - $94,249
MEDIAN: $74,434

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$60,267 - $94,249  
$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).
$58,175 - $126,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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

Adobe InDesign

National Average

Adobe Photoshop
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Graphic Design
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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.


48 %
52 %

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: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 16%