Average Late-Career Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$59,782
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$1,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator skills in Chicago, Illinois is $59,782.
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$46k
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$60k
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$75k
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Job Description for Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer Tasks
  • Create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, product design, displays and productions.
  • Direct marketing design projects, collaborating with multiple departments.
  • Design and develop product brand identity.

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Popular Skills for Graphic Designer

Skills in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) and Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,273 based on 9 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,559 based on 268 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,726 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,365 based on 38 salaries.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (3.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (15.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (14.9% less) and Denver, Colorado (8.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 427 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.1%
Early Career
62.8%
Mid Career
26.2%
Experienced
8.9%