Visual Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$69,124
$4,305
Additional Cash Compensation
$73,429
Total Compensation
Median: 65,000
Min: $43K
Max: $169K

How Much Does a Visual Designer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $69,124. The average additional cash compensation for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $4,305. The average total compensation for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $73,429. Visual Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Visual Designer employees in Chicago.

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Visual Designer jobs in Chicago

Brand Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+60
WHO WE ARE  Basis Technologies delivers software and services to automate digital media operations for more than 1,000 leading agencies and brands.  Our comprehensive ad tech platform, Basis, supports the planning, reporting, and financial reconciliation of direct, programmatic, search, and social media, all in one place.  We are deeply committed to building software that will change the ad tech industry for the better and are equally

Senior Graphic Designer

Chicago
3 days ago
+32
Description Company: Oak Street Health Title: Senior Graphic Designer Company Description Oak Street Health is a rapidly growing company of primary care centers for adults on Medicare in medically-underserved communities where there is little to no quality healthcare. Oak Street's care is based on an entirely new model that is based on value for its patients, not on volume of services. The company is accountable for its patients' health,

Litigation Graphic Designer

Chicago
4 days ago
+45
About The Role: A successful Litigation Graphic Designer candidate will help manage litigation projects and key relationships with Nextpoint's law firm clients. We're looking for a smart, "people person" with a passion for customer service, excellent communication and design skills, and first-class problem solving capabilities to help us expand Nextpoint's Litigation Services within our software subscription client firms. Our ideal candidate is a

Visual Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+61
The Group: The Morningstar Direct group is the home of Morningstar's flagship product. We work to serve the needs of professional investors in the Wealth and Asset Management firms. Morningstar Direct connects the product, research, business intelligence, marketing, and wholesaling groups within these firms, and drives efficiency across their primary manufacturing, distribution, and marketing workflows by leveraging Morningstar's data, research,

Senior Visual Designer

Chicago
5 days ago
+55
We are looking for a Senior Visual Designer to support a wide variety of digital design requests. Reporting to Visual Design Team Lead, this role will work across web, social and print graphics. Primary duties include producing website design layouts/comps (using an existing component library), creation of social graphics/templates, email graphics, data visualizations/infographics, website assets, whitepaper layout, and more. Who we are: Financ

Senior Visual Designer - Tock

Chicago
1 week ago
+50
The GigAt Tock, we go to great lengths to ensure every touchpoint of the product and brand are as beautiful and impactful as possible. As a modern creative organization, we hire aesthetically-driven designers who have a strong process that can be applied across a range of deliverables. Our Brand Designers help define and execute brand identities, marketing campaigns, brand partnerships, and content creation. Successful candidates should have a

Senior Visual Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+35
Empower the Individual Through Crypto Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Visual Designer - Tock

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+50
The GigThe Tock Marketing team is looking for a Visual Designer with a strong background in graphic design, animation, and a love for all things food and dining. You will be responsible for designing cutting-edge concepts, motion, and interactive experiences that connect our customers to guests. You will also be producing visual design materials (even ones without motion): such as ads, email newsletters, sales collateral, social posts, and

Senior Visual Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+57
Rightpoint, a Genpact company, is the digital consultancy with technology at its core. We design and engineer end-to-end experiences that help our clients succeed at the speed of innovation. Rightpoint serves more than 250 Fortune 1000 companies.  Are you someone who wants to create change in the way business is done? Do you want to work with inspired and like-minded intrapreneurs? Us too! We take our work very seriously, but we have fun doing it

Visual Designer, Design Systems

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+46
We’re looking for a Visual Product Designer to join our growing product design team. You’ll be a part of a team dedicated to defining and implementing the Tempus design system. You’re a strong visual designer with experience turning complex problems into simple design solutions. 

Visual Design Lead/Product Design Lead

Chicago
6 days ago
+57
Rightpoint, a Genpact company (NYSE: G) is a global experience leader. Over 700 employees across 12 offices work with clients end-to-end, from defining and enabling vision, to ensuring ongoing market relevance. Our diverse teams lead with empathy, data and creativity—always in service of the experience. From whiteboard to roll-out, we help our clients embed experience across their operations from front to back office to accelerate digital

Senior Product Designer / Senior Visual Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+57
Rightpoint, a Genpact company (NYSE: G) is a global experience leader. Over 700 employees across 12 offices work with clients end-to-end, from defining and enabling vision, to ensuring ongoing market relevance. Our diverse teams lead with empathy, data and creativity—always in service of the experience. From whiteboard to roll-out, we help our clients embed experience across their operations from front to back office to accelerate digital

Visual Designer Salary ranges

The most common Visual Designer salary in Chicago is between $60k - $70k.

Average Visual Designer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Visual Designer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $89,000 on average.

Visual Designer Salary by gender

The average Visual Designer salary for women is $68,424 and the average Visual Designer salary for men is $65,889.

Visual Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Visual Designer with 7+ years of experience is $88,039. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $58,000.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $69,124
Min: $43K
Max: $169K
UI Designer $81,867
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
UX Designer $84,196
Min: $58K
Max: $139K
Art Director $86,327
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher $94,174
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Product Designer $95,918
Min: $57K
Max: $200K
Senior UI Designer $110,255
Min: $60K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer $113,605
Min: $66K
Max: $205K
Creative Director $130,385
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
Design Director $144,215
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $180,000
Min: $150K
Max: $210K

Skills that affect Visual Designer salaries in Chicago

1
Visual Design
10% have this skill
2
Adobe Creative Suite
10% have this skill
3
Graphic Design
10% have this skill
4
Typography
8% have this skill
5
Iconography
6% have this skill
6
Illustration
6% have this skill

Recent Visual Designer salaries in Chicago

$68,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $68,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$169,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Brand Designer reported a yearly salary of $169,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$28,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$50,346
Yearly Salary
A Graphic Designer reported a yearly salary of $50,346 with +$2,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Designer reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$63,500
Yearly Salary
A Graphic Designer reported a yearly salary of $63,500
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$82,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Design Specialist reported a yearly salary of $82,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Brand Packaging Designer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$42,500
Yearly Salary
A Jr. Graphic Designer reported a yearly salary of $42,500
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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