Graphic Artist / Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Graphic Artist / Designer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $44,468 per year. A skill in Adobe After Effects is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$29,659 - $72,740
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$73K
MEDIAN: $44,468
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$10.72 - $25.08
(Median)
$11
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,659 - $72,740  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,500  
Profit Sharing
$983  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$27,065 - $69,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.72 - $25.08  
   
Overtime
$5.07 - $34.77  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,500  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$27,065 - $69,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 14%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Illustration
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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