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 who are self-employed must provide their own insurance.

Art directors (SOC 27-1011)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $36.86 $48.13 $62.92
Yearly $76,663 $100,104 $130,865
    Cook County Hourly $36.55 $47.91 $62.86
Yearly $76,031 $99,648 $130,755
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $43.95 $53.96 $64.56
Yearly $91,425 $112,231 $134,288
    Du Page County Hourly $38.17 $47.06 $59.01
Yearly $79,386 $97,882 $122,745
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $37.20 $46.66 $59.68
Yearly $77,375 $97,052 $124,142
    Lake County Hourly $42.59 $57.66 $74.68
Yearly $88,583 $119,930 $155,328
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $30.61 $35.57 $49.05
Yearly $63,678 $73,991 $102,014
    Rockford Area Hourly $32.93 $52.65 $59.56
Yearly $68,503 $109,519 $123,884
    Will County Hourly $34.86 $51.78 $74.91
Yearly $72,504 $107,703 $155,811
United States Hourly $34.43 $46.77 $65.53
Yearly $71,610 $97,270 $136,310

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