Average Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Web Design Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$40,874
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$550
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Web Design skills in Chicago, Illinois is $40,874.
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What Do Graphic Designers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designers?

An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,185 based on 76 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,569 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,615 based on 12 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 122 survey responses.
Early Career
62.3%
Mid Career
27.9%
Experienced
9.8%

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