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Art Directors in Colorado

Is Colorado a good place for you to work as an Art Director?

16.9% Jobs Projection
$80,680 Median Salary
200 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Art Directors in Colorado is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Art Directors Work in Colorado?

In Colorado, there were 570 people working as Art Directors in the year 2018.

There were 660 Art Directors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Art Directors in CO Employment Trend

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

Art Directors in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Art Directors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.

Job Projections for Art Directors: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 200 annual job openings, and a total of 2,010 jobs for Colorado Art Directors in 2026.

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

What do Art Directors Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Art Directors ranged from $51,770 to $140,880 with $80,680 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.89 to $67.73. The median hourly rate was $38.79.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $39.06 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.27.

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

Art Directors Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado 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
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 310 $80,790
Boulder, CO 140 $80,770
Colorado Springs, CO 40 $86,800
Fort Collins, CO 30 n/a

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

Discover similar careers:

Occupation CO Employment Total
Multimedia Artists and Animators 180
Craft Artists 140
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 140

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