Average Production Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$50,218
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The average salary for a Production Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $50,218.
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$34k
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$50k
90%
$62k
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Job Description for Production Designer

Production Designer Tasks
  • Edit, format, lay out, design and produce online or physical marketing materials.
  • Create and disseminate proofs, ensuring version control.
  • Edit graphics, photographs and other visuals.
  • Utilize, update and create templates and follow branding policies and style guides.

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Popular Skills for Production Designer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Production Designer

An early career Production Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,212 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Production Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,415 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,000.
Employees with Production Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.5% more) and Salt Lake City, Utah (16.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (8.8% less) and Portland, Oregon (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
33.3%
Late Career
20.8%