Art director earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Art director salary by state

State Name Average Salary
North Carolina $99,510
Minnesota $99,340
Delaware $98,890
New Hampshire $97,330
Connecticut $91,390
North Dakota $86,060
Ohio $82,540
Pennsylvania $81,820
Utah $81,630
Maryland $81,420
Vermont $80,960
Rhode Island $80,950
Hawaii $80,830
Indiana $80,650
Michigan $80,580
Maine $80,350
Wisconsin $79,180
Kansas $79,130
Colorado $78,850
Iowa $78,850
Virginia $78,790
Arizona $78,540
Nevada $78,540
Texas $78,040
Missouri $77,760
Florida $77,500
Idaho $77,500
South Carolina $77,500
Tennessee $74,260
Alabama $72,340
Arkansas $69,220
Alaska $64,930
Nebraska $64,630
Oklahoma $63,620
Kentucky $62,260
New Mexico $60,580
Puerto Rico $60,350
Louisiana $50,470
Mississippi $49,130
West Virginia $44,360
New York $132,150
California $127,710
New Jersey $117,650
Washington $116,700
District of Columbia $103,400
Illinois $103,290
Georgia $103,270
Oregon $103,170
Massachusetts $100,680

How do art director salaries compare to similar careers?

Art directors earn about the same as related careers in Alaska. On average, they make less than urban planners but more than calligraphers.

Career Median Salary
Urban planner salary $82K
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $74K
Art director salary $65K
Filmmaker salary $50K
Film director salary $50K
Graphic designer salary $49K
Calligrapher salary $42K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)