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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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,980
25th Percentile Wage
$50,190
50th Percentile Wage
$74,790
75th Percentile Wage
$99,810
90th Percentile Wage
$139,040

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 $139,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,980.

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
$74,790
-4.09% 19.47%
2016
$77,850
3.73% -
2015
$74,950
14.68% -
2014
$63,950
2.53% -
2013
$62,330
3.37% -
2012
$60,230
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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 $90,690. The highest paying area for art directors in Michigan is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $90,690. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $78,730). The lowest paying area is Niles-Benton Harbor with a median annual salary of $52,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$90,690
Lansing-East Lansing
$78,730
Ann Arbor
$75,510
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$74,420
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$73,400
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$56,130
Niles-Benton Harbor
$52,700




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