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Visual Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$73,310
$5,981
Additional Cash Compensation
$79,291
Total Compensation
Median: 68,000
Min: $43K
Max: $169K

How Much Does a Visual Designer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $73,310. The average additional cash compensation for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $5,981. The average total compensation for a Visual Designer in Chicago is $79,291. Visual Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Visual Designer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
Visual Designer
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Visual Designer Salary by gender

The average Visual Designer salary for women is $71,675 and the average Visual Designer salary for men is $72,393.

Visual Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Visual Designer with 7+ years of experience is $85,418. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $58,000.

Visual Designer Salary ranges

The most common Visual Designer salary in Chicago is between $70k - $80k.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Visual Designer$73,310
Min: $43K
Max: $169K
UI Designer$80,375
Min: $58K
Max: $120K
UX Designer$84,212
Min: $58K
Max: $139K
UX Researcher$93,936
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Art Director$102,487
Min: $86K
Max: $135K
Product Designer$105,515
Min: $80K
Max: $200K
Senior UI Designer$110,629
Min: $60K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer$113,879
Min: $66K
Max: $205K
Creative Director$151,250
Min: $140K
Max: $170K
Design Director$152,788
Min: $120K
Max: $200K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)$197,500
Min: $150K
Max: $220K

Career Info

Visual Designer jobs in Chicago

Skills that affect Visual Designer salaries in Chicago

1
Adobe Creative Suite
8% have this skill
2
Visual Design
8% have this skill
3
Graphic Design
8% have this skill
4
Typography
6% have this skill
5
Wireframing
5% have this skill
6
Responsive Design
5% have this skill

Average Visual Designer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Visual Designer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $86,063 on average.

Recent Visual Designer salaries in Chicago

$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Digital Designer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$70,150
Yearly Salary
A Specialist I Graphic Design Marketing Services reported a yearly salary of $70,150 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$48,000
Yearly Salary
A Junior Graphic Designer reported a yearly salary of $48,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$53,000
Yearly Salary
A Digital Designer reported a yearly salary of $53,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$77,250
Yearly Salary
A Digital Designer reported a yearly salary of $77,250 with +$7,725 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Visual Designer reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Digital Marketing Designer reported a yearly salary of $85,000
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