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Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for:
Art Directors

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Art Directors jobs , as of 2015

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Birmingham 180 $73,140
Hoover 180 $73,140
Montgomery 30 $61,060
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Scottsdale 230 $76,240
Mesa 230 $76,240
Phoenix 230 $76,240
Tucson 60 $55,240
     
Metro Area (Arkansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Conway 40 $68,180
North Little Rock 40 $68,180
Little Rock 40 $68,180
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Long Beach 3840 $109,160
Los Angeles 3840 $109,160
Anaheim 3840 $109,160
San Francisco 1320 $124,610
Hayward 1320 $124,610
Oakland 1320 $124,610
San Diego 300 $92,130
Carlsbad 300 $92,130
Santa Clara 200 $126,660
San Jose 200 $126,660
Sunnyvale 200 $126,660
Roseville 140 $79,890
Sacramento 140 $79,890
Arden 140 $79,890
Arcade 140 $79,890
Riverside 110 $72,930
San Bernardino 110 $72,930
Ontario 110 $72,930
Santa Rosa 50 $76,090
Oxnard 50 $113,840
Ventura 50 $113,840
Thousand Oaks 50 $113,840
Fresno 30 $105,630
Santa Maria N/A $79,970
Santa Barbara N/A $79,970
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lakewood 460 $83,170
Aurora 460 $83,170
Denver 460 $83,170
Boulder 150 $79,570
Colorado Springs 40 $54,450
Fort Collins 40 $70,140
     
Metro Area (Connecticut) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Stamford 330 $79,650
Norwalk 330 $79,650
Bridgeport 330 $79,650
Hartford 100 $94,960
West Hartford 100 $94,960
East Hartford 100 $94,960
Danbury 40 $57,400
New Haven N/A $58,530
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Palm Beach 320 $81,430
Fort Lauderdale 320 $81,430
Miami 320 $81,430
St. Petersburg 210 $75,600
Clearwater 210 $75,600
Tampa 210 $75,600
Orlando 140 $88,570
Sanford 140 $88,570
Kissimmee 140 $88,570
Jacksonville 60 $74,420
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Roswell 640 $82,690
Sandy Springs 640 $82,690
Atlanta 640 $82,690
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 130 $55,210
     
Metro Area (Indiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anderson 270 $68,060
Carmel 270 $68,060
Indianapolis 270 $68,060
Fort Wayne 40 $69,540
     
Metro Area (Iowa) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Des Moines 70 $85,890
Des Moines 70 $85,890
     
Metro Area (Kansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Wichita 30 $58,850
     
Metro Area (Louisiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Metairie 320 $101,470
New Orleans 320 $101,470
Baton Rouge 40 $49,280
     
Metro Area (Maine) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Portland 60 $61,100
Portland 60 $61,100
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Towson 130 $78,170
Columbia 130 $78,170
Baltimore 130 $78,170
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Grand Rapids 90 $78,410
Wyoming 90 $78,410
Ann Arbor 80 $86,540
Dearborn N/A $74,510
Detroit N/A $74,510
Warren N/A $74,510
     
Metro Area (Mississippi) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Jackson 50 N/A
     
Metro Area (Missouri) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Springfield 40 $52,130
Columbia N/A $118,570
     
Metro Area (Nebraska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lincoln 70 $63,830
     
Metro Area (Nevada) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Paradise 150 $73,470
Henderson 150 $73,470
Las Vegas 150 $73,470
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Trenton 50 $90,840
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque 50 $57,740
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Rochester 160 $75,020
Albany 120 $79,240
Troy 120 $79,240
Schenectady 120 $79,240
Niagara Falls 100 $54,900
Buffalo 100 $54,900
Cheektowaga 100 $54,900
Syracuse 50 $56,190
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Raleigh 100 $78,850
Chapel Hill 40 N/A
Durham 40 N/A
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Columbus 320 $87,800
Elyria 190 $69,400
Cleveland 190 $69,400
Dayton 90 $72,000
Akron 50 $77,230
     
Metro Area (Oklahoma) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City 100 $53,270
Tulsa 40 $57,600
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 140 $60,940
Carlisle 80 $60,380
Harrisburg 80 $60,380
Lancaster 40 $48,210
     
Metro Area (Puerto Rico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Caguas 180 $48,540
Carolina 180 $48,540
San Juan 180 $48,540
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
North Charleston 50 $47,620
Charleston 50 $47,620
Mauldin 40 $47,800
Greenville 40 $47,800
Anderson 40 $47,800
Columbia 40 $70,120
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Franklin 150 $66,190
Murfreesboro 150 $66,190
Davidson 150 $66,190
Nashville 150 $66,190
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Fort Worth 820 $83,120
Dallas 820 $83,120
Arlington 820 $83,120
Austin 450 $80,690
Round Rock 450 $80,690
Sugar Land 240 $78,860
The Woodlands 240 $78,860
Houston 240 $78,860
New Braunfels 100 $64,550
San Antonio 100 $64,550
     
Metro Area (Utah) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City 170 $73,720
Orem 50 $75,900
Provo 50 $75,900
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Richmond 270 $97,590
Charlottesville 30 $75,610
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Seattle 560 $95,680
Bellevue 560 $95,680
Tacoma 560 $95,680
Spokane Valley 30 $58,250
Spokane 30 $58,250
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 240 $87,850
Waukesha 240 $87,850
Milwaukee 240 $87,850
Madison 100 $80,790

Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Art Directors

To find out more about building a career as Art Directors, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Art Directors

Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Industry Jobs Percent Annual Median Salary
Professional And Technical Services 16,280 49% $82,540
Traditional Publishing 6,410 19% $68,170
Movie And Music 1,910 5% $89,190
Performing Arts And Sports 1,260 3% $58,200
Printing 1,200 3% $53,270
Business Management 1,070 3% $86,610
Media And Broadcasting 700 2% $66,270
Education 580 1% $54,380
Other Information Services 460 1% N/A
Office Services And Staffing 450 1% $75,300
Non-store Retailers 410 1% $73,960
Non-durable Goods Wholesale 330 1% $93,640
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