Assistant Art Director Salary

For Assistant Art Directors, annual average wages total $45K per year. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although approximately one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,032 - $76,046
$36K
$45K
$76K
MEDIAN: $45,103
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50%
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$10.07 - $61.28
$10
$18
$61
MEDIAN: $18.48
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$0$92K
Salary $36,032 - $76,046
Bonus $1,838
Profit Sharing $3,750
Total Pay (?
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$30,538 - $92,978
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $61.28
Overtime $27.72
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $1,838
Profit Sharing $3,750
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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$30,538 - $92,978
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Assistant Art Director


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Assistant Art Directors often transition into Art Director positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Art Directors earn $56K per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Art Director


Survey takers who work as Assistant Art Directors typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 10 percent. Most people familiar with Adobe InDesign also know Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Art Director

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Art Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Art Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Art Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Assistant Art Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 7 salaries. An Assistant Art Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assistant Art Director

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Assistant Art Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲110%

▲30%

▲21%

National Average
$45,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Assistant Art Director Salaries



Adobe Illustrator
▲8%


National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 25%
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