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Cartoonist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,751 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,403

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cartoonist is $52,751 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cartoonist is between $38,907 and $64,290. 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

Description:
  • Draws cartoons for publications to amuse readers and interpret or illustrate news highlights, advertising, stories, or articles: develops personal ideas or reads written material to develop ideas from context.
  • Discusses ideas with editor or publisher's representative or sketches cartoon drawing and submits drawing for approval.
  • Makes changes and corrections as necessary and finishes drawing.
  • May develop and draw comic strips.
  • May be designated according to type of cartoons drawn as editorial cartoonist; sports cartoonist.
Cartoonist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Job family population: 11,230

Estimated population of Cartoonist jobs: 602

Rate of error: 5.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$61,153
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

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