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What is an average salary for an entry level art director in Chicago? Trying to figure out if I’m getting paid adequately.

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At one of the big shops, 50-55. At one of the smaller ones, probably around 45.

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That’s good to know thanks!

I started at 45 and a lot of my AD friends did too. One of my AD friends started at 47.5 at a larger shop. And another AD friend began at 50, but she had a year of internship experience. Hope this helps!

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Super helpful thanks!

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I started at 48 but was able to snag overtime which brought me an additional 10k+

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