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Graphic Artist / Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Graphic Artist / Designer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $42,181 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$29,730 - $59,529
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $42,180
10%
50%
90%

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$10.79 - $35.23
(Median)
$11
$18
$35
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,730 - $59,529  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,205  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $1,011  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$27,831 - $64,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.79 - $35.23  
   
Overtime
$5.03 - $38.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $1,011  
Total Pay (?
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).
)
$27,831 - $64,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Adobe Illustrator
0%

Adobe InDesign
0%

National Average
$42,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Illustration
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 23%