Average Mid-Career Art Director Salary

$67,368
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,004
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$2,948
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Art Director is $67,368.
10%
$45k
MEDIAN
$67k
90%
$99k
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Salary
$45k - $99k
Bonus
$582 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$970 - $8k
Commission
$4k - $13k
Total Pay
$44k - $105k

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Popular Skills for Art Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Branding, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Graphic Design and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

An entry-level Art Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,272 based on 30 salaries. An early career Art Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,049 based on 1,150 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,779 based on 1,619 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,358.
Employees with Art Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (25.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (16.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (5.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (1.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,634 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.8%
Early Career
31.6%
Experienced
44.6%
Late Career
23.0%