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 6% more than similar careers in District of Columbia. On average, they make less than architects but more than filmmakers.

Career Median Salary
Architect salary $100K
Art director salary $103K
Urban planner salary $105K
Make-Up artist salary $101K
Multimedia animator salary $99K
Filmmaker salary $81K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)