The average salary for an Experienced Art Director in San Francisco, California is $111,590.
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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design, Branding, Adobe Illustrator and Graphic Design.
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 $70,116 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,617 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,126.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (40.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (36.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (35.2% less).
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