The average salary for an Art Director is AU$75,697.
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Job Description for Art Director
Art directors coordinate concept-and-design efforts for promotions which may be in print form, on websites, or in commercials, and they may be involved in consumer promotions, as well. Usually, art directors are more focused on the concept and will delegate work to graphic designers, photographers, and other artists; however, it is still important to be proficient in Photoshop and other design suites in order to lead others' efforts and fill in when necessary. Some art directors may be in charg…Read more
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Popular Skills for Art Director
Skills in Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Graphic Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Art Director
An early career Art Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$63,669 based on 92 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,845 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$84,589 based on 105 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$89,971.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Art Director in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (3.8% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (17.7% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (11.7% less).
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