Graphic Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Graphic Designer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $42,109 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$31,045 - $58,888
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,108
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$10.49 - $40.69
(Median)
$10
$18
$41
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,045 - $58,888  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$30,091 - $61,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 369
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.49 - $40.69  
   
Overtime
$1.70 - $35.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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).
)
$30,091 - $61,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%



National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 1%

Design
0%

National Average
$42,000

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Web Design
up arrow 1%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 1%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 1%

QuarkXPress
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Illustration
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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