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Art director salary in United States

How much does an Art Director make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $82,436
Low $49,272
High $137,925
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a art director is $82,436 per year in the United States. 557 salaries reported, updated at November 29, 2023

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Top companies for Art Directors in United States

  1. facebook
    44 reviews14 salaries reported
    $171,194per year
  2. $159,920per year
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Highest paying cities for Art Directors near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $131,079 per year
    19 salaries reported
  2. Seattle, WA
    $115,144 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $99,750 per year
    40 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $92,360 per year
    81 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $74,418 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $73,112 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $73,065 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $72,393 per year
    44 salaries reported
  3. Philadelphia, PA
    $67,262 per year
    10 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Art Directors

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 160 ratings

49% of Art Directors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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