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Art Director Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for art directors in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of art directors among Kentucky metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Art Directors in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,980
25th Percentile Wage
$56,680
50th Percentile Wage
$73,740
75th Percentile Wage
$95,950
90th Percentile Wage
$129,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for art directors in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of art directors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,740
-1.70% 27.54%
2016
$74,990
9.04% -
2015
$68,210
5.10% -
2014
$64,730
25.91% -
2013
$47,960
-11.41% -
2012
$53,430
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Art Directors in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of art directors in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of art directors in state of Kentucky ranges from $58,570 to $75,890. The highest paying area for art directors in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $75,890. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Evansville (mean annual salary $71,260). The lowest paying area is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $58,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$75,890
Evansville
$71,260
Lexington-Fayette
$58,570




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