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Art Directors in Pennsylvania

Considering a career as an Art Director in Pennsylvania?

1.5% Jobs Projection
$84,760 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Art Directors in Pennsylvania are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Art Directors in Pennsylvania is growing slower than average.

  • Art Directors in Pennsylvania earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Art Directors Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 1,110 Art Directors working in the state.

There were 990 Art Directors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 415 Art Directors working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Art Directors than average.


Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Art Directors in this state are growing at a rate of 1.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.


Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 220 annual Art Directors job openings in Pennsylvania, and 2,780 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,700 annual jobs and 95,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Art Directors Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Art Directors ranged from $51,230 to $165,730 with $84,760 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.63 to $79.68. The median hourly rate was $40.75.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.69 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.06.

The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Pennsylvania Metros for Art Directors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Art Directors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,570 $109,150
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 630 $99,100
Pittsburgh, PA 200 $82,160
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 120 n/a
Lancaster, PA 80 $57,380
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 60 $83,030

Top States for Art Directors Employment

View the list below to see where most Art Directors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 8,320 $108,470
California 7,620 $118,660
Texas 2,090 $72,080
Illinois 2,080 $90,880
Florida 1,620 $69,060
Massachusetts 1,310 $90,910
Pennsylvania 1,110 $84,760
Ohio 1,100 $79,300
Michigan 1,040 $79,280
New Jersey 1,030 $100,060
Minnesota 960 $89,150
Oregon 960 $96,660
Missouri 850 $82,350
Washington 830 $102,440
District of Columbia 760 $72,650
Georgia 730 $96,810
Connecticut 570 $89,940
Colorado 570 $80,680
Wisconsin 560 $73,420
Arizona 550 $69,560

Below are the states where Art Directors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $118,660
New York $108,470
New Mexico $104,080
Washington $102,440
New Jersey $100,060
Maine $97,230
Georgia $96,810
Oregon $96,660
Utah $95,210
Alaska $90,910

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