Art director earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Art director salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $118,660
New York $108,470
Georgia $96,810
Oregon $96,660
Washington $102,440
Pennsylvania $91,856
New Jersey $100,060
Utah $95,210
New Mexico $104,080
Delaware $89,490
Massachusetts $90,910
Connecticut $89,940
Indiana $80,491
North Carolina $88,400
Illinois $83,935
Minnesota $89,150
Maine $97,230
Kansas $78,102
New Hampshire $82,770
Virginia $79,420
Alaska $90,910
Missouri $82,350
Nebraska $79,270
West Virginia $89,950
Michigan $79,280
Vermont $84,900
Colorado $80,680
Rhode Island $85,030
Iowa $75,110
Ohio $79,300
South Carolina $65,440
Texas $72,080
Alabama $76,040
Wisconsin $73,420
Florida $69,060
Tennessee $71,010
District of Columbia $72,650
Nevada $75,980
North Dakota $86,060
Kentucky $74,450
Hawaii $68,220
Maryland $65,400
Arizona $69,560
Idaho $67,180
Oklahoma $62,770
Louisiana $63,080
Arkansas $63,870
Mississippi $49,180

How do art director salaries compare to similar careers?

Art directors earn about the same as related careers in Hawaii. On average, they make less than architects but more than exhibit designers.

Career Median Salary
Architect salary $74K
Naval architect salary $75K
Urban planner salary $74K
Art director salary $68K
Film director salary $70K
Filmmaker salary $70K
Multimedia animator salary $62K
Exhibit designer salary $65K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)