Mid-Career Sr. Art Director Salary

Average Mid-Career Senior Art Directors make around $73K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. More than half of Mid-Career Senior Art Directors (62 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Senior Art Directors is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$51,383 - $113,044
(Median)
$51K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,915
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90%

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$17.87 - $97.87
(Median)
$18
$60
$98
MEDIAN: $60
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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,383 - $113,044  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,093  
Profit Sharing
$1,183 - $7,861  
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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$52,387 - $120,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 320
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$17.87 - $97.87  
   
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$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,093  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,183 - $7,861  
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).
)
$52,387 - $120,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Senior Art Directors, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 60 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Senior Art Directors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+32 percent) and New York (+25 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, Farmington Hills is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Sr. Art Director Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 16%

User Interface Design
up arrow 10%

Advertising
up arrow 9%

Web Design
up arrow 9%

Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$76,000

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%

Graphic Design
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 9%