Assistant Art Director Salary

Assistant Art Directors in the United States take home approximately $43K annually on average. There are more female Assistant Art Directors who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 68 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The majority of Assistant Art Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$30,709 - $67,925
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$68K
MEDIAN: $42,951
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90%

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$11.78 - $22.24
(Median)
$12
$19
$22
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,709 - $67,925  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,943  
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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$30,523 - $67,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $22.24  
   
Overtime
$10.17 - $30.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,943  
   
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).
)
$30,523 - $67,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Assistant Art Director

Assistant art directors have a wide variety of duties and responsibilities and generally work within the art department of a larger organization. Generally, they are lower-level members of the creative department who play the role of a coordinator for projects assigned to the art department and report directly to the art director.

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Assistant Art Director Tasks

  • Edit basic layout design and presentation.
  • Liaise between account staff and the art director.
  • Assist art director in developing accounts and determining design content.
  • Preliminarily review designs.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Art Director


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Many Assistant Art Directors move into an Art Director role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $55K per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Art Director


Job skills reported by Assistant Art Directors are limited. Most notably, skills in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Adobe Photoshop indicates knowledge of Adobe InDesign.

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Experience Affects Assistant Art Director Salaries



National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Art Director Salaries


Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 11%

Adobe Photoshop
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National Average
$42,000

Graphic Design
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 23%
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