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Art Director Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,590
25th Percentile Wage
$52,940
50th Percentile Wage
$63,080
75th Percentile Wage
$82,530
90th Percentile Wage
$127,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for art directors in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.00
25th Percentile Wage
$25.45
50th Percentile Wage
$30.33
75th Percentile Wage
$39.68
90th Percentile Wage
$61.12

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for art directors in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.12. The median hourly salary is $30.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.00.

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
201663,080-0.25%-12.22%
201563,240-5.83%-
201466,930-1.46%-
201367,910-4.24%-
201270,790--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of art directors in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of art directors in state of Tennessee ranges from $52,730 to $64,900. The highest paying area for art directors in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $64,900. The lowest paying area is Memphis with a median annual salary of $52,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$64,900
Memphis
$52,730



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