Art Directors

7.2/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $48.50 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 14% (No worries)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Fine Arts
Social Perceptiveness
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Art Directors' job openings is expected to rise 3.8% by 2031
'Art Directors' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Art Directors' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Art Directors' was $100,890, or $48.50 hourly
'Art Directors' are paid 120.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as art directors?

As of 2021 there were 42,080 people employed as Art Directors within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Art Directors.

Job description

Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual productions and media, such as print, broadcasting, video, and film. Direct workers engaged in artwork or layout design.

SOC Code: 27-1011.00


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MMS says
I guess AI cannot tell designers what to do. So art directors rule...
Jul 11, 2021 at 02:24 PM
Alejandra Vargas (Highly likely) says
Khan Academy and other websites can offer students information of art pieces.
Jul 29, 2019 at 11:26 PM

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