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Visual Designer
Chicago
Chicago

Visual Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$65,997
$3,117
Additional Cash Compensation
$69,114
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 $65,997. The average additional cash compensation for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $3,117. The average total compensation for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $69,114. 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

Senior Graphic Designer

West Suburbs
2 months ago
+26
This is an exciting opportunity to join Nexgen Packaging as a Senior Graphic Designer! Do you have the eye for design? Are you keen on attention to detail? Are you constantly soaking up new design trends like a sponge in water? If this is you, then let’s meet! Also, $5,000 sign on bonus! At Nexgen Packaging we are building a team of talented, experienced, and creative individuals! We embrace independent thinking self-starters who are looking to be part of a hard-working team that enjoys what they do. We are committed to investing in our employees’ growth and creating career opportunities for everyone at Nexgen. If this sounds like a team you’d like to join, then let’s meet!

Graphic Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+25
Sales decks/presentations. Brochures. One-sheeters/Flyers. Case studies/Infographics. Pricing sheets. Special event decks/presentations. Promotional materials. Product Website Pages.

Interaction & Visual Design Internship

Chicago
5 days ago
Interaction Design Interns at Rightpoint work alongside other Interaction Design/User Experience and Visual Design employees on a wide range of projects––from site builds and redesigns to sitemaps and user research. Rightpoint interns build real, quantifiable experiences while they are here, and are expected to meet the standards of any employee. Rightpoint is a challenging and supportive environment where we learn from each other while working through complex problems. Accordingly, the ability to collaborate, listen and incorporate other people's ideas and feedback is essential.

Experience Designer, Visual Design

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+24
Nerdery is looking for a highly motivated and passionate visual designer to join our team of Experience Designers. Working closely with our clients, visual designers are responsible for crafting the creative direction and visual aesthetic of digital products. This includes the intake or creation of brand attributes, development of design concepts, and creation and application of components to realize the full experience. Our projects range in size and scope offering a variety of opportunities from standing up new products to creating updated design systems for defined brands.

Visual Design Lead

Chicago
2 weeks ago
As a Visual Design Lead 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, and content strategists. 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.

Visual Designer (Brand)

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+32
Amount is looking for a Visual Designer (Brand) to join our rapidly growing design team. The Visual 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 event marketing. 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. Amount Design The Amount Design and Content team is a group of designers and copywriters that work together as a shared service across the organization. Our team of 5 currently includes 2 product designers, 1 visual designer, 1 copywriter, and a Head of Design. The team is divided into 2 collaborative focus areas, Brand Design and Product Design. This role would be within the Brand Design group.

Senior Visual Designer

Chicago
3 months ago
+30
We are looking for a brand-obsessed visual designer with an extensive digital background to contribute to our business, it’s growth and success, while helping anchor and grow our design team. You’ll be responsible for delivering high-performing, on-brand creative work for web, email, social media, and digital acquisition ads. You’ll also help redefine our brand, giving the team and entire company the confidence to take Tock to the next level.

Visual Designer Salary ranges

The most common Visual Designer salary in Chicago is between $50k - $60k.

Average Visual Designer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Visual Designer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $68,377 on average.

Visual Designer Salary by gender

The average Visual Designer salary for women is $62,174 and the average Visual Designer salary for men is $65,742.

Visual Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Visual Designer with 7+ years of experience is $82,286. 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 $65,997
Min: $45K
Max: $125K
UI Designer $74,375
Min: $53K
Max: $90K
Art Director $81,758
Min: $56K
Max: $135K
UX Designer $81,795
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Product Designer $86,192
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
Senior UI Designer $97,089
Min: $83K
Max: $110K
Senior UX Designer $104,791
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
Creative Director $140,607
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 Visual Designer salaries in Chicago

1
Graphic Design
16% have this skill
2
Adobe Creative Suite
16% have this skill
3
Visual Design
16% have this skill
4
Typography
12% have this skill
5
Illustration
8% have this skill
6
Prototyping
8% have this skill

Recent Visual Designer salaries in Chicago

$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Production Artist reported a yearly salary of $60,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$53,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $53,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Designer reported a yearly salary of $50,000 with +$500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1-10 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$66,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Designer reported a yearly salary of $66,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Designer reported a yearly salary of $50,000 with +$500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Graphic Designer reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$600 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$58,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $58,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Graphic Designer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$58,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Designer reported a yearly salary of $58,000 with +$5,800 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$12,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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