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Art Director Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for art directors in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of art directors amongst New Jersey 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 New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,650
25th Percentile Wage
$78,800
50th Percentile Wage
$94,960
75th Percentile Wage
$118,320
90th Percentile Wage
$162,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for art directors in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $162,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,650.

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
$94,960
3.69% 15.43%
2016
$91,460
1.12% -
2015
$90,440
9.04% -
2014
$82,260
7.60% -
2013
$76,010
-5.66% -
2012
$80,310
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Art Directors in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of art directors in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of art directors in state of New Jersey ranges from $75,560 to $83,730. The highest paying area for art directors in New Jersey is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $83,730. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Trenton-Ewing (mean annual salary $80,400). The lowest paying area is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $75,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$83,730
Trenton-Ewing
$80,400
Camden
$79,190
Edison-New Brunswick
$75,560




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