Average Art Director Salary in San Diego, California

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The average salary for an Art Director in San Diego, California is $75,229.
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Popular Skills for Art Director

Skills in Graphic Design and Branding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,594 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,325 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,756.
Employees with Art Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 35.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (27.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (18.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (11.2% less).

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