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Assistant Art Director Salary

Assistant Art Directors in the United States take home approximately $42K per year on average. Work is enjoyable for Assistant Art Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Assistant Art Directors who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 64 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$31,045 - $64,861
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,211
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$10.03 - $21.95
(Median)
$10
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,045 - $64,861  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$30,046 - $65,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $21.95  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $39.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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).
)
$30,046 - $65,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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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Assistant Art Directors might see a strong upturn in salary transition into upper-level roles like Art Director. Median pay for an Art Director is $54K per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Art Director


Assistant Art Directors usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with Adobe Photoshop also know Adobe InDesign.

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Experience Affects Assistant Art Director Salaries



National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Art Director Salaries


Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 8%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
$41,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 20%