The average salary for a Late-Career Art Director with Adobe InDesign skills in Chicago, Illinois is $67,407.
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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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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 $51,511 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,567 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,420 based on 16 salaries.
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Employees with Art Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 55.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (15.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (24.5% less), Birmingham, Alabama (20.1% less) and Kansas City, Missouri (11.0% less).
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