A Junior Art Director earns an average salary of $41,323 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are art direction and Design. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$32,011 - $52,947
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$32K
$41K
$53K
MEDIAN: $41,323
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$14.00 - $25.00
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$14
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$32,011 - $52,947  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $3,452  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$31,759 - $53,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $25.00  
   
Overtime
$17.20 - $34.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$304.10 - $3,452  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$31,759 - $53,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Junior Art Director

A junior art director, sometimes referred to as an assistant art director, is the person who assists in planning and development of art and design within various forms of media and communications. This is a position which works primarily in an indoor environment, though some travel can be required for meeting with various companies and departments. This is a position which will generally keep traditional daytime office hours, though extended hours may be required. This position is primarily found in advertising firms, design firms, photography, the media, film industry, and journalism. A junior art director will typically need to hold a bachelor’s degree in a field related to the arts, though this can vary dependent on the organization or employer.

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Junior Art Director Tasks

  • Utilize industry standard software and technology.
  • Communicate and coordinate with creative and design teams.
  • Lead concept development in line with client’s vision.
  • Present concepts and designs to clients.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,223

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Experience Affects Junior Art Director Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Junior Art Director Salaries

art direction
up arrow 20%

Advertising
up arrow 10%

Design
up arrow 10%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Illustration
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
$41,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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