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Average Art Director with Branding Skills Salary in New York, New York

$85,898
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,139
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
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The average salary for an Art Director with Branding skills in New York, New York is $85,898.
10%
$59k
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$86k
90%
$129k
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What Do Art Directors Do?

Art Director Tasks
  • Review illustrative material to determine if it conforms to standards and specifications.
  • Confer with department heads to discuss requirements, present concepts and to coordinate creative activities.
  • Create basic layout design and specify material details.
  • Formulate and implement design concepts and presentation approaches, and layout design.

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What Are Popular Skills for Art Directors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Art Directors?

An early career Art Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,031 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,376 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,127 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,000.
Employees with Art Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (31.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (29.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (23.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 154 survey responses.
Early Career
21.4%
Mid Career
33.1%
Experienced
37.0%
Late Career
8.4%