Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Artistic Director is $52,572
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Artistic Directors?
An early career Artistic Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,962 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Artistic Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,560 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Artistic …Read more
What Do Artistic Directors Do?
Artistic directors generally work with theaters, but are also hired by other organizations. The ideal applicant should have a Bachelor's degree in a theatrical discipline and previous experience in the field. Some companies and organizations may require knowledge of Microsoft Office, though most do not.
Work is primarily carried out indoors, although occasional outdoors activity is possible. It is important that the artistic director can communicate well with co-workers, as they will be …Read more
- Formulate design and presentation concepts including type size and style, photographs, graphics, animation, video, and sound.
- Present designs to clients.
- Review and approve all materials, copies, and proofs.
- Direct employees in artwork, layout design, and copy writing.