How much does an Art Director make in the United States? The average Art Director salary in the United States is $130,740 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $110,532 and $155,833. Salary ranges 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.
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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What does an Art Director do?
Art Director in Albany, GA
On the other hand, art directors in print and online media handle printed text, photographs, and other imagery.
November 19, 2019
Art Director in Stamford, CT
Strong conceptual skills are needed as an art director.
November 16, 2019
Art Director in Huntington, NY
Art directors are involved throughout the project up to its release, acting as a supervisor to the other artists, such as modellers, character designers and background designers.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Art Director in the United States. The base salary for Art Director ranges from $110,532 to $155,833 with the average base salary of $130,740. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $119,753 to $176,886 with the average total cash compensation of $144,146.