How much does an Art Director make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Art Director in the United States is $49 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $42 and $59. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Art Director

Art Director directs and develops the creative design and execution of visual communications that convey and represent organization's marketing objectives to the consumer. Provides internal clients with design standards, tools, and guidance on communicating corporate image and identity. Being an Art Director manages the art design and production of all company publications, signage, advertising and branded materials. May engage and manage freelance artists and designers on projects. Additionally, Art Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Art Director is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be an Art Director typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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