The average salary for an Art Director with Branding skills is $68,304.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Art Director
The top respondents for the job title Art Director are from the companies Macy's, Inc., North American Title Company and MRM Worldwide. Reported salaries are highest at North American Title Company where the average pay is $89,016. MRM Worldwide pays the lowest at around $49,749.
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Popular Skills for Art Director
Skills that pay less than market rate include Design, 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 $49,377 based on 9 salaries. An early career Art Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,415 based on 277 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,895 based on 382 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,628 based on 518 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,531.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Art Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 52.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (18.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (14.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.7% less).
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