Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Art Director is $76,718
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Art Directors?
A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,661 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,510 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and …Read more
What Do Art Directors Do?
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 …Read more