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Advertising Designer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$78,317 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Advertising Designer is $78,317 a year and $38 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Advertising Designer is between $55,851 and $96,804. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Advertising Designer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Conceives, designs, and executes design solutions for printed materials, such as brochures, signs, booklets, graphics, mailings, advertisements, and television or movie titles and graphics.
  • Collaborates with and communicates design ideas to the Art Director, Studio Manager, Project Manager, Retoucher, and/or Creative Department to understand the client or organization's goals and needs, and develops effective solutions that meet those needs.
Advertising Designer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Graphic Designers

Job family population: 217,170

Estimated population of Advertising Designer jobs: 127,457

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Advertising Designer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Digital Designer
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
The Digital Designer is responsible for designing email campaign creative and ecommerce promotions. ... Other Requirements • 2-5 years in digital visual design for marketing, and/or advertising ...
Graphic Designer
Mar 26
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
LTD Commodities
Under the supervision of the Production Manager the Graphic Designer-Print Production Lead is ... Advertising, Graphic Arts or related field or min of 2 yrs. related exp or a combination of exp ...
Interactive Designer
May 21
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred. • 2-4 years of experience in advertising/marketing focused ... â€¢ Experience designing across multiple platforms and/or devices, including responsive and ...
Freelance Graphic Designer - Production Artists (Entry Level)
May 17
Lombard, IL, USA
Stevens & Tate Marketing
... finished advertising product. RESPONSIBILITIES * Manage designs proficiently using software ... Refined eye and accuracy with details including graphic elements and copy * Possess desire and ...
Digital Marketing Manager - SEM (Search Engine Marketing) / PPC (Paid
May 23
Chicago, IL, USA
Jordan, Ross & Rose Advertising.com
Lead digital advertising efforts with clients and internal team * Lead development, presentation ... designed to go far beyond conventional tactics. We are full service in every way. Our core goal ...
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