Art Director Salaries

Updated Oct 7, 2021

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$79,492 /yr
Average Base Pay

6,560 salaries

$50K

Low

$79K

Average

$125K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Art Director make?

The national average salary for Art Director is $79,492 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Art Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6560 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Art Director employees.

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$55,132

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Freelance Art Director

$120,516

per year

Junior Art Director

$54,378

per year

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Apple
4.3

Apple

Art Director

$135,438

 /yr
Range: $98K - $222K
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$98K

$222K

$98,367 - $222,398 Range

FCB Global
3.9

FCB Global

Art Director

$63,393

 /yr
Range: $50K - $90K

$50K

$90K

$49,646 - $90,308 Range

Ogilvy
3.6

Ogilvy

Art Director

$72,490

 /yr
Range: $46K - $141K

$46K

$141K

$46,253 - $140,879 Range

Digitas
3.8

Digitas

Art Director

$80,654

 /yr
Range: $59K - $108K

$59K

$108K

$58,700 - $107,513 Range

Saatchi & Saatchi Group
3.4

Saatchi & Saatchi Group

Art Director

$81,732

 /yr
Range: $63K - $116K

$63K

$116K

$63,180 - $115,504 Range

Integer Group
3

Integer Group

Art Director

$62,220

 /yr
Range: $40K - $86K

$40K

$86K

$39,873 - $86,422 Range

Crispin Porter
2.9

Crispin Porter

Art Director

$61,713

 /yr
Range: $53K - $102K

$53K

$102K

$52,830 - $101,540 Range

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Leo Burnett
3.6

Leo Burnett

Art Director

$70,056

 /yr
Range: $52K - $88K

$52K

$88K

$52,114 - $87,571 Range

Grey Group
3.6

Grey Group

Art Director

$82,728

 /yr
Range: $45K - $115K

$45K

$115K

$45,496 - $115,208 Range

TracyLocke
3.8

TracyLocke

Art Director

$53,636

 /yr
Range: $47K - $80K

$47K

$80K

$47,159 - $80,411 Range

J. Walter Thompson Worldwide
3.8

J. Walter Thompson Worldwide

Art Director

$71,444

 /yr
Range: $51K - $131K

$51K

$131K

$51,183 - $130,688 Range

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
3.9

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners

Art Director

$82,179

 /yr
Range: $63K - $149K

$63K

$149K

$63,193 - $148,524 Range

AKQA
3.9

AKQA

Art Director

$101,759

 /yr
Range: $75K - $129K

$75K

$129K

$74,858 - $128,783 Range

R/GA
3.8

R/GA

Art Director

$107,333

 /yr
Range: $75K - $144K

$75K

$144K

$74,916 - $144,380 Range

VaynerMedia
3.5

VaynerMedia

Art Director

$72,993

 /yr
Range: $59K - $99K

$59K

$99K

$59,313 - $98,655 Range

Havas Worldwide
3.4

Havas Worldwide

Art Director

$73,982

 /yr
Range: $54K - $94K

$54K

$94K

$53,757 - $93,902 Range

The Marketing Arm
3.3

The Marketing Arm

Art Director

$54,836

 /yr
Range: $40K - $76K

$40K

$76K

$40,165 - $76,100 Range

Wunderman
3.6

Wunderman

Art Director

$84,844

 /yr
Range: $47K - $101K

$47K

$101K

$47,003 - $101,279 Range

VMLY&R
3.8

VMLY&R

Art Director

$58,742

 /yr
Range: $51K - $86K

$51K

$86K

$50,712 - $86,226 Range

Publicis Groupe
3.7

Publicis Groupe

Art Director

$73,481

 /yr
Range: $45K - $116K

$45K

$116K

$44,805 - $116,126 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Art Director salaries

The national average salary for an Art Director is $79,492 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Art Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6560 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Art Director employees.

The highest salary for an Art Director in United States is $125,298 per year.

The lowest salary for an Art Director in United States is $50,431 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent art director salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$111,653
per year
An Art Director in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $111,653 per year
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Self-Employed
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$72,742
per year
An Art Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $72,742 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
An Art Director in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$48,000
per year
An Art Director/Designer in the Rochester, NY Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Rochester, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
An Art Director in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$24k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$67,000
per year
An Art Director in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $67,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
An Art Director in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$50
hourly
An Art Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$76,100
per year
An Art Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $76,100 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private