Average Experienced Art Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$72,275
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$2,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Art Director in Chicago, Illinois is $72,275.
10%
$50k
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$72k
90%
$97k
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$50k - $97k
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$51 - $10k
Total Pay
$51k - $101k

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Popular Skills for Art Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Illustrator, Branding, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

An early career Art Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,040 based on 90 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,138 based on 58 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,073.
Employees with Art Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 54.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (35.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (33.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 159 survey responses.
Early Career
56.6%
Mid Career
36.5%
Late Career
6.9%