Visual Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$66,111
$3,416
Additional Cash Compensation
$69,527
Total Compensation
Median: $66K
Min: $45K
Max: $125K

How Much Does a Visual Designer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $66,111. The average additional cash compensation for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $3,416. The average total compensation for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $69,527. Visual Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Visual Designer employees in Chicago.

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Visual Designer jobs in Chicago

Graphic Designer

Chicago
2 days ago
+24
YouCopia is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our team as we scale for 2021. This person will be responsible for executing creative design requests from multiple areas of the company, with heavy support for the digital marketing team, while maintaining a consistent brand aesthetic. Working within a small team, this person will have a voice, see direct results of their efforts, and dramatically expand their knowledge (and portfolio) under a

Graphic Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+48
As Graphic Designer, you’ll play an important role in multi-channel communications for M1’s core audience, the Savvy Investor. Your eye for design will help drive M1’s mission to empower people to take control of their finances and improve their financial well-being. Joining the M1 Marketing team is a great opportunity if you thrive in a fast-paced environment and want the responsibility and accountability for leading projects, crafting amazing ideas and driving flawless execution. And if you have a passion for fintech, you need to apply. M1 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate different experiences and we're committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at all levels of the company. Women, minorities, veterans, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. With our three DEI task forces (internal education, recruiting, and community involvement), M1 employees and leaders set aside company time to tackle DEI projects and achieve goals every quarter.

Visual Designer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+50
The primary responsibility of the Visual Designer is to use your full range of design skills to build engaging user experiences. We are looking for someone who can incorporate strong messaging into engaging design to drive action. The ideal person will have experience building marketing collateral, video, web pages, social posts and more. You think holistically and advocate for your designs by putting them in the context of our business objectives. You’ll report to the Director of Communications and reside on the Marketing team, partnering with our Product Marketing and Communications teams to ensure all materials remain on brand and work in harmony with each other.

Visual Designer/Senior Visual Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+55
As a Visual Designer/Senior Visual Designer at Rightpoint you are responsible for translating ideas and concepts into useful and engaging solutions-mainly websites, intranets, mobile and responsive frameworks. You'll be working with other visual designers, user experience designers, front-end developers, content strategists all while under the direction of the lead (Creative Director, Associate Creative Director and/or Art Director). We are looking for people who are passionate about design and eager to collaborate with other individuals to solve problems. Attention to detail and ability to uphold and deliver work at the highest quality standards is essential.

Marketing Visual Designer (Contractor)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+55
Work on projects that include but are not limited to Marketing campaigns, desktop and mobile web design, social media, and emails. Create visual designs that address business, brand, market, and user requirements, including the design and production of site layouts, marketing elements, rich media units, content treatments and brand campaigns. Participate in development of video concepts including shoots, editing and final delivery. Coordinate, direct and oversee photo shoots. Keep a pulse on evolving technology and design landscape including the emergence of new standards and devices and incorporate this knowledge into your work. Create and manage all marketing material and collateral, digital and print.

Graphic Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+39
CCC Information Services is looking a talented graphic designer and PowerPoint expert to join our creative team. The ideal candidate is an independent worker with an acute attention to detail, who loves branding identity, and can tell compelling stories through visuals. There will be a variety of projects but with an emphasis on creating sales presentations. We are looking for a collaborative teammate with an eye for modern, effective design and a drive for learning and self-improvement.

Graphic Designer- Internal

Chicago
20 hours ago
+25
The ideal candidate for GTI will not only be strong and versatile in design & technical skills, but also have experience creating animations and visual graphic effects in using Adobe After Effects (or similar applications) and a desire to continue to build upon that skill set.  You must be able to communicate ideas effectively and work well in a team environment. This role requires the willingness to understand/learn state-specific regulatory requirements for the cannabis industry.

Associate Graphic Designer

Northwest Suburbs
2 weeks ago
+50
We seek an inspired digital/print graphic designer to design, collaborate, concept, and learn in a fast-paced environment. This candidate will bring our brand to life in compelling ways that connect with important audiences and fuel our growth. We are looking to hire an individual who can execute a project's vision and purpose into a variety of formats and use cases, and we will assign a portfolio of work that includes the tactical and strategic to help develop skills and expand business acumen.

Brand Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+44
Amount is looking for a Brand Designer to join our growing design team. The Brand Designer’s primary goals will be to craft high-quality sales enablement tools including visualizations, slide decks, print layouts, illustrations, and more. The designer will also help own the design of the marketing website, provide art direction to agencies (as needed), and create materials for marketing campaigns. This role will require the designer to work with both clients and internal stakeholders to uncover business requirements and provide designs that meet a high-level of craft. 

UX/Graphic Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
UX/Graphic Designer You will be responsible for the ongoing visual identity of Cocktail Courier, designing digital assets with a focus on web design, end user experience and have an always testing mentality towards improving site metrics. A strong sense of brand is a must, as well as a willingness to handle everything from simple execution of small design needs to larger creative projects that you will take from idea to reality. The ideal

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 501-1,000 employees, earning $68,377 on average.

Visual Designer Salary by gender

The average Visual Designer salary for women is $62,732 and the average Visual Designer salary for men is $67,661.

Visual Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Visual Designer with 7+ years of experience is $80,169. 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 $66,111
Min: $45K
Max: $125K
UI Designer $79,075
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
UX Designer $82,429
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Art Director $83,756
Min: $56K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher $88,857
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Product Designer $90,201
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
Senior UI Designer $102,934
Min: $75K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer $107,425
Min: $65K
Max: $170K
Design Director $140,466
Min: $95K
Max: $220K
Creative Director $141,488
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $163,000
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Skills that affect Visual Designer salaries in Chicago

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Visual Design
13% have this skill
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Graphic Design
12% have this skill
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Adobe Creative Suite
12% have this skill
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Typography
9% have this skill
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Responsive Design
7% have this skill
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Prototyping
6% have this skill

Recent Visual Designer salaries in Chicago

$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$58,000
Yearly Salary
A Graphic Designer reported a yearly salary of $58,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$65,348
Yearly Salary
A Designer II reported a yearly salary of $65,348 with +$3,920 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Multimedia Producer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$68,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $68,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$66,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Designer reported a yearly salary of $66,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $60,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $60,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$48,000
Yearly Salary
A Graphic Designer reported a yearly salary of $48,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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