Art Directors


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Art Directors

Art Directors - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and area of the country. The art director's level of experience, training, and responsibility also affect wages.

Art directors who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance. 

Art directors (SOC 27-1011)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $35.86 $49.66 $63.70
Yearly $74,580 $103,290 $132,500
    Champaign Area Hourly $30.22 $40.72 $56.46
Yearly $62,861 $84,718 $117,440
    Cook County Hourly $39.13 $51.54 $79.00
Yearly $81,387 $107,194 $164,324
    Du Page County Hourly $35.52 $49.50 $63.31
Yearly $73,882 $102,958 $131,685
    Lake County Hourly $39.13 $50.10 $62.62
Yearly $81,387 $104,215 $130,231
    Rockford Area Hourly $32.37 $40.18 $51.34
Yearly $67,333 $83,572 $106,791
    Will County Hourly $37.49 $51.43 $74.35
Yearly $77,983 $106,964 $154,662
United States Hourly $37.26 $48.51 $65.07
Yearly $77,490 $100,890 $135,350

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.