Average Graphic Designer with Illustration Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$43,116
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$1,174
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The average salary for a Graphic Designer with Illustration skills in Chicago, Illinois is $43,116.
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$34k
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$43k
90%
$63k
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$34k - $63k
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$30k - $63k

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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 Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design and Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $42,067 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,980 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,655 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,500.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (23.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (20.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 108 survey responses.
Early Career
63.9%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
9.3%
Late Career
5.6%