The average salary for a Mid-Career Art Director with Graphic Design skills in New York, New York is $79,869.
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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, Adobe InDesign, Design, Adobe Illustrator and Branding are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Art Director
An entry-level Art Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,045 based on 14 salaries. An early career Art Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,774 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,502 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,960.
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Employees with Art Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, Alabama (34.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (24.0% less) and Denver, Colorado (19.8% less).
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