Graphic Artist / Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Graphic Artist / Designer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $40,462 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.
Graphic Artist / Designer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$29,396 - $55,545
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,461
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Graphic Artist / Designer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$10.28 - $34.25
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,396 - $55,545  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,010  
Profit Sharing
$308.37 - $2,916  
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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$27,057 - $58,721  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $34.25  
   
Overtime
$4.97 - $38.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,010  
   
Profit Sharing
$308.37 - $2,916  
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).
)
$27,057 - $58,721  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 360
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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average
$40,000

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

Macintosh
up arrow 6%
Dreamweaver
up arrow 6%
Design
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 4%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 4%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%
Graphic Design
up arrow 1%
Illustration
0%
National Average
$40,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Flash
up arrow 3%
QuarkXPress
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 26%
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