Art Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Art Director in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $61,347 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Branding and Web Design. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$40,682 - $82,278
MEDIAN: $61,346

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$40,682 - $82,278  
$0.00 - $7,475  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$41,136 - $88,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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Pay by Experience Level for Art Director in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Art Director in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Art Director in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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Web Design
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Adobe Illustrator
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National Average

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Adobe InDesign
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Adobe Acrobat
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Adobe Photoshop
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


44 %
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%