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

$61,750
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The average salary for a Late-Career Graphic Designer with Design skills in Chicago, Illinois is $61,750.
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$52k
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$74k
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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 Illustration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,596 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,784 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,549 based on 18 salaries.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 30.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (17.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (23.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.2% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 146 survey responses.
Early Career
64.4%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
12.3%