Highest Paying Industries for Art Directors

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing63.51132100
Apparel Manufacturing62.31129600
Employment Services59.7124180
Software Publishers59.19123120
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences58.15120950
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers57.1118770
Scientific Research and Development Services56.68117900
Cable and Other Subscription Programming55.57115590
Motion Picture and Video Industries54.95114290
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries54.37113090
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers54.02112360
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities52.86109950
Other Information Services52.59109380
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods51.96108080
Specialized Design Services51.83107820
Computer Systems Design and Related Services50.44104920
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services49.62103220
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services49.53103030
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services49.46102870
Management of Companies and Enterprises49.46102870
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services49.28102500
Wholesale Trade49.16102250
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers47.8499500
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing47.8299460
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services47.4498670
Administrative and Support Services47.4498670
All industries, private ownership only47.2198200
All industries47.0597850
Spectator Sports46.9197570
Broadcasting (except Internet)46.7997320
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers46.6296970
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing46.3696420
Information46.3196320
Miscellaneous Manufacturing46.1996080
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing46.0895840
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services45.3794370
Television Broadcasting45.394230
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)45.2494090
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services45.193810
Finance and Insurance45.0393660
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers44.7993170
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities44.7893140
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing44.6392830
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing44.3492220
Radio and Television Broadcasting44.2592050
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing44.0891680
Paper Manufacturing44.0191540
Chemical Manufacturing43.9291360
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers43.891100
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations43.4990460
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers43.4190290
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services42.9889390
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities42.3988180
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods42.0187370
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals41.9487240
Insurance Carriers41.9287200
Manufacturing41.7686860
Amusement Parks and Arcades41.5386380
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events41.1185500
Publishing Industries (except Internet)40.9885240
Local government, including schools and hospitals40.8484940
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services40.8284910
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries40.7884830
Nonstore Retailers40.6184480
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers40.684440
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses40.584250
Social Advocacy Organizations40.584250
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries40.2683740
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation40.2583720
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions39.9183010
Ambulatory Health Care Services39.5382230
Educational Services, Local government owned38.9581020
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers38.8780850
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned38.7180520
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations38.4579980
Federal, State, and Local Government38.3179690
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service38.3179690
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)38.3179680
Photographic Services38.2379520
Radio Broadcasting37.7678540
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)36.5676040
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned35.6774190
Retail Trade35.3873590
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service35.3473510
Printing and Related Support Activities35.1573100
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)34.9372660
Performing Arts Companies34.8772530
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)34.0270760
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)33.369260
Educational Services, Privately owned33.2269090
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores33.2169070
Sound Recording Industries32.3867350
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned31.7966130
Educational Services, State government owned31.7966120
Furniture Stores31.4865470
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters31.1164700
Newspaper Publishers30.763850
State government, including schools and hospitals30.4763380
Civic and Social Organizations30.363030
Religious Organizations29.4361210
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned27.9658150
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)27.9458110
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores25.5253090
Clothing Stores25.5253090
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals22.4646720

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