Art Director in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Boston Art Directors take home approximately $66K per year on average. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Most Art Directors in Boston, Mass. survey respondents are women (72 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,900 - $98,633
$41K
$63K
$99K
MEDIAN: $63,434
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Salary $40,900 - $98,633
Bonus $2,750
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$41,062 - $103,353
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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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 $55,000 based on 8 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 $76,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Art Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 16 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 $84,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

▲30%

▲26%

Mid-Career
▲19%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries

Branding
▲33%



Web Design
▲30%



Design
▲15%

Project Management
▲15%

Advertising
▲11%

Illustration
▲5%

National Average
$64,000

Adobe Acrobat
▼7%

Adobe After Effects
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 14%
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