The average salary for an Art Director in Los Angeles, California is $77,607.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Branding, Design, Adobe Illustrator, Graphic Design and Adobe Photoshop.
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 $69,906 based on 82 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,156 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,373 based on 110 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,957.
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Employees with Art Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 30.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (5.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (29.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (21.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (13.5% less).
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