How much does an Art Director make in Chicago, IL? The average Art Director salary in Chicago, IL is $106,506 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $91,069 and $128,230. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Art Director directs and develops the creative design and execution of visual communications that convey and represent organization's marketing objectives to the consumer. Provides internal clients with design standards, tools, and guidance on communicating corporate image and identity. Being an Art Director manages the art design and production of all company publications, signage, advertising and branded materials. May engage and manage freelance artists and designers on projects. Additionally, Art Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Art Director is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be an Art Director typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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