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What is the average salary for Art Directors in the United States?

Art Directors earn an average hourly wage of $47.05. Hourly wages typically start from $21.66 and go up to $80.79. Art Directors earn an average salary of $97,850 per year. Salaries typically start from $45,060 and go up to $168,040.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Art Directors in the United States earn:

$80.79 an hour $168,040 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Art Directors in the United States earn:

$58.57 an hour $121,830 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Art Directors in the United States earn:

$41.16 an hour $85,610 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Art Directors in the United States earn:

$29.10 an hour $60,520 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Art Directors in the United States earn:

$21.66 an hour $45,060 per year

Historical salary for Art Directors in the United States

Art Director salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Art Director Salary in New York $60.05 $124,910 # 1
Art Director Salary in California $56.62 $117,780 # 2
Art Director Salary in Massachusetts $52.26 $108,690 # 3
Art Director Salary in District of Columbia $49.55 $103,070 # 4
Art Director Salary in Washington $49.32 $102,590 # 5
Art Director Salary in Virginia $48.05 $99,940 # 6
Art Director Salary in Georgia $44.94 $93,470 # 7
Art Director Salary in Missouri $44.49 $92,550 # 8
Art Director Salary in Illinois $43.13 $89,710 # 9
Art Director Salary in New Jersey $42.19 $87,760 # 10
Art Director Salary in Florida $41.56 $86,450 # 11
Art Director Salary in Louisiana $41.29 $85,890 # 12
Art Director Salary in North Carolina $40.77 $84,800 # 13
Art Director Salary in Minnesota $40.17 $83,550 # 14
Art Director Salary in Connecticut $39.54 $82,240 # 15
Art Director Salary in Maryland $39.27 $81,680 # 16
Art Director Salary in Ohio $39.03 $81,180 # 17
Art Director Salary in Colorado $38.98 $81,090 # 18
Art Director Salary in Vermont $38.71 $80,520 # 19
Art Director Salary in Utah $38.71 $80,520 # 20
Art Director Salary in Texas $38.01 $79,070 # 21
Art Director Salary in Arizona $37.62 $78,260 # 22
Art Director Salary in Wisconsin $37.42 $77,830 # 23
Art Director Salary in Tennessee $37.20 $77,380 # 24
Art Director Salary in Pennsylvania $37.01 $76,970 # 25
Art Director Salary in Nevada $36.96 $76,880 # 26
Art Director Salary in Delaware $36.41 $75,740 # 27
Art Director Salary in Michigan $35.70 $74,250 # 28
Art Director Salary in Iowa $35.48 $73,790 # 29
Art Director Salary in Alabama $35.05 $72,910 # 30
Art Director Salary in New Hampshire $34.18 $71,090 # 31
Art Director Salary in Oregon $34.01 $70,750 # 32
Art Director Salary in Idaho $33.13 $68,920 # 33
Art Director Salary in Maine $32.85 $68,320 # 34
Art Director Salary in Indiana $32.77 $68,150 # 35
Art Director Salary in New Mexico $32.64 $67,890 # 36
Art Director Salary in Kentucky $32.58 $67,760 # 37
Art Director Salary in Nebraska $31.66 $65,860 # 38
Art Director Salary in West Virginia $29.74 $61,860 # 39
Art Director Salary in Hawaii $29.62 $61,600 # 40
Art Director Salary in Kansas $29.15 $60,640 # 41
Art Director Salary in Rhode Island $28.98 $60,290 # 42
Art Director Salary in Mississippi $28.67 $59,640 # 43
Art Director Salary in Oklahoma $27.94 $58,110 # 44
Art Director Salary in Arkansas $24.95 $51,900 # 45
Art Director Salary in South Carolina $24.19 $50,300 # 46
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics