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Art Director Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for art directors in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of art directors among New York 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$156,400
50th Percentile Wage
$114,070
25th Percentile Wage
$83,290
10th Percentile Wage
$59,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for art directors in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $156,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $114,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$75.19
50th Percentile Wage
$54.84
25th Percentile Wage
$40.04
10th Percentile Wage
$28.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for art directors in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $75.19. The median hourly salary is $54.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.64.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $114,070 -2.40%
2013 $116,870 -4.13%
2012 $121,910 -1.90%
2011 $124,270 5.55%
2010 $117,740 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for art directors in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -4.13%.We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 5.55% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-1.90%).

Table 4. Average Art Director Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Art Directors in New York Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of art directors in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of art directors in state of New York ranges from $58,840 to $117,440. The highest paying area for art directors in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $117,440. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $114,290). The lowest paying area is Syracuse with a median annual salary of $58,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$117,440
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$114,290
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$101,600
Nassau-Suffolk
$81,310
Rochester
$69,870
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$60,620
Syracuse
$58,840

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