Mid-Career Sr. Art Director Salary

The average Mid-Career Senior Art Director earns approximately $79K per year. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Female Mid-Career Senior Art Directors survey participants are more prevalent than men — 60 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,805 - $117,874
MEDIAN: $79,201

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Salary $53,805 - $117,874
Bonus $501 - $19,574
Profit Sharing $4,625
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$54,732 - $119,305
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 239

Sr. Art Director Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,705

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Senior Art Directors, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 52 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Art Directors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+25 percent) and New York (+21 percent). In Farmington Hills, salaries are 19 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in Austin and Kansas City earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (17 percent less and 13 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Sr. Art Director


61 %
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Sr. Art Director Salaries

User Interface Design



National Average


Project Management

Graphic Design

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.


61 %
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 6%