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Art Director Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for art directors in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of art directors amongst Michigan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,320
25th Percentile Wage
$56,900
50th Percentile Wage
$77,850
75th Percentile Wage
$103,570
90th Percentile Wage
$145,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for art directors in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.83
25th Percentile Wage
$27.36
50th Percentile Wage
$37.43
75th Percentile Wage
$49.79
90th Percentile Wage
$69.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for art directors in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $69.78. The median hourly salary is $37.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.83.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of art directors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201677,8503.73%22.63%
201574,95014.68%-
201463,9502.53%-
201362,3303.37%-
201260,230--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of art directors in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of art directors in state of Michigan ranges from $52,700 to $77,280. The highest paying area for art directors in Michigan is Grand Rapids-Wyoming with a median annual salary of $77,280. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Warren-Livonia (mean annual salary $74,510). The lowest paying area is Niles-Benton Harbor with a median annual salary of $52,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$77,280
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$74,510
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$67,900
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$56,130
Niles-Benton Harbor
$52,700


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