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Sr. Art Director Salary in San Francisco

Senior Art Directors in San Francisco, Calif. tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $57K to $140K per year, median earnings come to $101K per year. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male San Francisco Senior Art Directors making up 54 percent of survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,262 - $138,414
MEDIAN: $100,606

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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.
$46,262 - $138,414  
$250.00 - $15,484  
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).
$57,391 - $140,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Experience Affects Sr. Art Director in San Francisco, California Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Sr. Art Director in San Francisco, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 29%

Web Design
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National Average

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 15%

Adobe Illustrator
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


46 %
54 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 23%