The average salary for a Mid-Career Art Director with Project Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $53,000.
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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 Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Web Design are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $52,066 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,129 based on 6 salaries.
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Employees with Art Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 43.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (33.1% more) and Denver, Colorado (27.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, Alabama (6.2% less).
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