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Art Directors in Connecticut

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

5.8% Jobs Projection
$89,940 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Art Directors Work in Connecticut?

In 2018, there were 570 Art Directors working in the state.

There were 590 Art Directors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Art Directors in CT Employment Trend

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

Art Directors in CT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Art Directors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.

Job Projections for Art Directors: Nation vs. CT

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 130 annual Art Directors job openings in Connecticut, and 1,630 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 Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Art Directors ranged from $55,450 to $146,620 with $89,940 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.66 to $70.49. The median hourly rate was $43.24.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $40.37 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.87.

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

Art Directors Earnings: CT vs. National Average

Top Connecticut 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
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 250 $95,620
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 140 $108,320
Springfield, MA-CT 80 $75,070
New Haven, CT 70 $79,250
Worcester, MA-CT 70 $86,540
Danbury, CT 40 $79,240

Top States for Art Directors Employment

The table below shows the states 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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation CT Employment Total
Multimedia Artists and Animators 430
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 260
Craft Artists 30


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