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Art Director salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$81,492
$6,786
Additional Cash Compensation
$88,278
Total Compensation
Median: $81K
Min: $56K
Max: $135K

How Much Does a Art Director Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Art Director in Chicago is $81,492. The average additional cash compensation for a Art Director in Chicago is $6,786. The average total compensation for a Art Director in Chicago is $88,278. Art Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Art Director employees in Chicago.

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Art Director jobs in Chicago

Creative Director

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+37
You are responsible for the creative direction of video content. You will work with our video and motion graphics team to establish a formalized style and look for our content. You will set quality and conformity standards for video related projects. You will lead the creative process on in-studio and field shoots. You are responsible for style ideation of videos and motion graphics. You will review final pieces and make suggestions for improvement as needed.

Art Director - Video (freelance)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
You are responsible for the creative direction of video content. You will provide art direction and design support to our video motion graphics team to ensure 2D/3D graphics/animations are executed beautifully. You will help establish the film set, wardrobe, staging, etc. You will set quality and conformity standards for video related projects. You will lead the creative process on in-studio and field shoots. You are responsible for style ideation of videos and motion graphics. You will review final pieces and make suggestions for improvement as needed.

Associate Creative Director

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+40
We are looking for a talented Associate Creative Director to join our Detroit office. If you love to be the central leader of an interdisciplinary creative team then we would love to talk to you. Associate Creative Directors at Rightpoint are project owners, team leaders and masters of digital craft. They push teams and their project to new heights. They are risk takers and creative innovators. They can spot issues before they turn into problems and collaboratively work with clients at all levels.  

Art Director Salary ranges

The two most common Art Director salary ranges in Chicago are $60k - $70k and $70k - $80k.

Average Art Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Art Director make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $85,872 on average.

Art Director Salary by gender

The average Art Director salary for women is $85,643 and the average Art Director salary for men is $86,917.

Art Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Art Director with 7+ years of experience is $97,551.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $65,140
Min: $45K
Max: $125K
UI Designer $79,300
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
Art Director $81,492
Min: $56K
Max: $135K
UX Designer $81,555
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Product Designer $88,832
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
UX Researcher $89,130
Min: $72K
Max: $116K
Senior UI Designer $100,875
Min: $75K
Max: $137K
Senior UX Designer $104,921
Min: $65K
Max: $130K
Creative Director $140,637
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
Design Director $143,159
Min: $95K
Max: $220K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $164,083
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Skills that affect Art Director salaries in Chicago

1
Graphic Design
6% have this skill
2
Adobe Creative Suite
6% have this skill
3
Typography
6% have this skill
4
Visual Design
5% have this skill
5
Illustration
3% have this skill
6
Visual Asset Production
3% have this skill

Recent Art Director salaries in Chicago

$68,500
Yearly Salary
A Designer reported a yearly salary of $68,500
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Graphic Designer reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$109,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Manager of User Interface reported a yearly salary of $109,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $85,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$78,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $78,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Manager reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$89,860
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $89,860
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$84,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $84,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $75,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$71,000
Yearly Salary
A Art director reported a yearly salary of $71,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
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