Average Art Director Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$77,294
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,000
Bonus
$2,900
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The average salary for an Art Director in Washington, District of Columbia is $77,294.
10%
$57k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$100k
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Salary
$57k - $100k
Bonus
$979 - $18k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$58k - $109k

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Popular Skills for Art Director

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

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 $63,052 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,272 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,822 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,595.
Employees with Art Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 30.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (29.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (21.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (13.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 80 survey responses.
Early Career
6.3%
Mid Career
35.0%
Experienced
36.3%
Late Career
22.5%