2019 Art Director Salary Chicago | Built In Chicago
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Art Director salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $75K
Min: $56K
Max: $102K

How Much Does a Art Director Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Art Director in Chicago is $75,125. The average additional cash compensation for a Art Director in Chicago is $8,250. The average total compensation for a Art Director in Chicago is $83,375. 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 Salary ranges

Average Art Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Art Director make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $77,857 on average.

Art Director Salary by gender

The average Art Director salary for women is $90,000 and the average Art Director salary for men is $71,000.

Art Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Art Director with 7+ years of experience is $90,000.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $67,879
Min: $45K
Max: $101K
Art Director $75,125
Min: $56K
Max: $102K
UI Designer $76,950
Min: $63K
Max: $90K
UX Designer $83,171
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Product Designer $84,000
Min: $53K
Max: $112K
Senior UI Designer $94,417
Min: $80K
Max: $110K
Senior UX Designer $105,838
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
Design Director $142,222
Min: $105K
Max: $220K
Creative Director $149,188
Min: $124K
Max: $170K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $163,545
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Art Director jobs in Chicago

Creative Director

4 days ago
The position will report to the CDO, responsible for the US consumer businesses, in our downtown Chicago office, with Marketing (all channel managers), Merchandising, four US business brands (ProFlowers, FTD.com, Personal Creations, and Gourmet Foods) and Technology all key peer organizations within the same department. You'll be a right-hand to the CDO and GM's in all things creative--and help create innovative, relevant content that resonates across channels down through the consumer experience. We need to elevate the brand(s), through the respective brand leaders, but we need to "get our house in order" both in creative and across CX before we redefine and shape this brand strategy. So like all executives and leaders in the company, we prize hands-on management--in combination with creating a truly enabling culture to "get things done."

Senior Digital Art Director

1 day ago
We’re looking for a Senior Digital Art Director obsessed with ideas, technology and design. Someone who can work seamlessly as part of a team, has a meticulous eye, plus strong communication skills. You’ll be working on a variety of projects ranging in digital menu design, POP, and innovation initiatives. Responsibilities include developing original concepts and executing designs based on established style guides/principles.

Junior Art Director Intern

1 day ago
Works under the direction of the Associate Creative Director and Art Directors to generate highly creative, strategic and workable solutions for client’s marketing needs, including all stages of design development from ideation roughs through finished product. Contributes to the development of concepts and works with the production department to produce marketing and promotional elements including, print ads, presentation decks and comps, direct mail, packaging, signage, web pages and implementation guides. An unmatched summer of real-work experience that could lead to a full-time position.

Associate Creative Director, Brand

1 week ago
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE We are looking for a proactive leader and design champion to join our future-forward Experience Design team at One North. You will create sophisticated, brand-centric design work for a growing variety of client types, from architecture to education and law. We will help you sharpen your leadership skills and give you the runway to help build our brand and digital design practice to better serve our growing roster of best-in

Skills that affect Art Director salaries in Chicago

Adobe Creative Suite
10% have this skill
Graphic Design
10% have this skill
7% have this skill
Visual Design
5% have this skill
Interaction Design
5% have this skill
5% have this skill

Recent Art Director salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A Art director reported a yearly salary of $71,000
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Designer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$7,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $62,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $70,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $60,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $56,000
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $102,000
500+ Employees
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