Senior Graphic Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Senior Graphic Designer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $62,497 per year.

$43,399 - $87,616
$43K
$63K
$88K
MEDIAN: $62,992
10%
50%
90%

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$25.24 - $73.70
$40
MEDIAN: $40.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,399 - $87,616  
   
Bonus
$1,174 - $8,155  
Total Pay (?
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$43,482 - $93,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
Overtime
$55.13  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,174 - $8,155  
   
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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$43,482 - $93,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Graphic Designer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Graphic Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Graphic Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Graphic Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Senior Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 52 salaries. A Senior Graphic Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Senior Graphic Designer Salaries

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$64,000

▼1%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Senior Graphic Designer Salaries

Adobe After Effects
▲8%

▲2%

▲2%


National Average
$64,000


Macintosh
▼1%



HTML
▼3%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%



Adobe PDF
▼12%

Illustration
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 14%
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