Art Director Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of art directors in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare art director salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Art Directors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,350
25th Percentile Wage
$51,000
50th Percentile Wage
$67,490
75th Percentile Wage
$88,870
90th Percentile Wage
$113,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for art directors in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) art directors is $113,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid art directors is $34,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of art directors in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,4901.60%6.07%
201566,4104.34%-
201463,530-2.86%-
201365,3503.00%-
201263,390--

Compare Art Director Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of art directors in 13 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for art director occupations is the junior colleges (including private, state, and local government schools) industry with an annual salary $80,930. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $36,230). For detailed art director salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$80,930
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$80,720
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$79,300
Educational Services - Local government owned
$78,330
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$77,130
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$75,120
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$69,990
Educational Services - Privately owned
$68,970
Educational Services
$67,490
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$62,440
Educational Services - State government owned
$62,430
Other Schools and Instruction
$37,080
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$36,230

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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