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 $63 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $53 and $75. 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 to meet an organization's marketing or advertising objectives. Provides internal clients with design standards, tools, and guidance on communicating corporate image, branding, and identity. Being an Art Director leads the design and production operations of all visual elements including publications, infographics, and social content, that are deployed across digital, interactive and print. Stays current on latest trends. Additionally, Art Director develops a network of vendors, freelance artists, and designers to utilize for project support. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in art, graphic design or equivalent. Typically reports to top management. The Art Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be an Art Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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