Average Early-Career Art Director with Advertising Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$53,917
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$2,948
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The average salary for an Early-Career Art Director with Advertising skills in Chicago, Illinois is $53,917.
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$41k
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$54k
90%
$65k
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Popular Skills for Art Director

Skills in Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Graphic Design and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Art Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (24.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (23.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (13.3% less), Stamford, Connecticut (8.8% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Mid Career
56.3%
Experienced
43.8%