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Art Director salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$81,758
$6,300
Additional Cash Compensation
$88,058
Total Compensation
Median: $82K
Min: $56K
Max: $135K

How Much Does a Art Director Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Art Director in Chicago is $81,758. The average additional cash compensation for a Art Director in Chicago is $6,300. The average total compensation for a Art Director in Chicago is $88,058. 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
1 week ago
+33
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.

Creative Director

Chicago
4 weeks ago
+25
Providing coaching and thought leadership, our Creative Directors drive innovation and collaboration within the team and with other functions of the business, in order to improve the quality of work we deliver to our clients. Creative Directors play an instrumental role in helping to facilitate change management and contribute to the One North culture.   Creative Directors typically build a team of designers at varying levels around a core set of clients while helping to shape and service new client opportunities as they arise. Creative Directors work collaboratively with the Managing Director to help build our brand and design offering, develop talent and drive the business forward.

Junior Art Director

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+33
UPshow is looking for a Junior Art Director in Chicago to execute marketing and sales design needs for a company that’s rapidly changing the way businesses do TV. This is an exciting opportunity to quickly gain hands-on experience in a highly creative role. You will report directly to our Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder / Chief Marketing Officer, working closely with the marketing team. You’ll have a wide variety of projects — sales presentations, ad campaigns, social content, event displays, emails, infographics and more. You’re responsible for making our brand personality and visual language sing across every touchpoint. 

Associate Creative Director

Chicago
1 week ago
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

West Suburbs
2 days ago
It’s a GREAT time to join The Mx Group! You might have noticed this is just one of many open positions we’ve posted. That’s because we’re growing fast and winning new accounts right and left. Come be a part of our success! About the role: The Mx Group is looking for an enthusiastic art director with outstanding conceptualization and hands-on design skills to join our growing creative team. Our portfolio of clients is all B2B but never short of

Associate Creative Director

Chicago
1 week ago
As Associate Creative Director, you‘ll think strategically and conceptually about the brand experience. You understand each part of the business and are able to craft an articulate story that seamlessly translates to every single customer touchpoint. You combine a passion for sharp writing with a deep understanding of how brands communicate through digital channels. You will lead by example, working with our UI/UX teams and illustrators, to deliver beautiful digital experiences.

Art Director Salary ranges

The most common Art Director salary in Chicago is between $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 $83,953 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 $94,667.

Art Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Art Director with 7+ years of experience is $95,643.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $65,997
Min: $45K
Max: $125K
UI Designer $74,375
Min: $53K
Max: $90K
UX Designer $81,061
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Art Director $81,758
Min: $56K
Max: $135K
Product Designer $86,216
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
Senior UI Designer $97,089
Min: $83K
Max: $110K
Senior UX Designer $104,791
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
Creative Director $140,144
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
Design Director $144,088
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
5% have this skill
3
Typography
5% have this skill
4
Visual Design
4% have this skill
5
Interaction Design
3% have this skill
6
Illustration
3% have this skill

Recent Art Director salaries in Chicago

$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
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Designer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$7,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$62,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $62,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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