The average salary for an Art Director in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$70,706 per year.

AU$50,485 - AU$102,682
AU$50K
AU$71K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$70,706
10%
50%
90%
AU$36.82 - AU$40.69
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$38.40
50%
AU$0AU$103K
Salary AU$50,485 - AU$102,682
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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AU$51,212 - AU$103,410
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data AU$0AU$52
Hourly Rate AU$38.40
Overtime AU$53.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$103K
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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AU$51,212 - AU$103,410
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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.

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Art Director Tasks

  • Create basic layout design and specify material details.
  • Formulate and implement design concepts and presentation approaches, and layout design.
  • Review illustrative material to determine if it conforms to standards and specifications.
  • Confer with department heads to discuss requirements, present concepts and to coordinate creative activities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

Pay by Experience for an Art Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Art Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$64,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Art Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Art Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$82,000 based on 21 salaries. An Art Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$86,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

▲18%

▲12%

National Average
AU$73,000

▼2%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries




▲3%

▲3%

National Average
AU$73,000

Graphic Design
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 92%