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Fast Facts for Graphic Designers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Champaign, Chicago and Bloomington
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield, Rockford and Kankakee
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Champaign and Peoria

Salaries for Graphic Designers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Peoria and Kankakee

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More Illinois Graphic Design Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Chicago
Associate
8,633
Chicago
Associate
6,140
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
Chicago
Masters
12,021
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
23,401
River Forest
Masters
3,338
Elgin
Associate
9,613
Elmhurst
Masters
3,184
Normal
Associate
4,827
Freeport
Associate
2,049
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Oglesby
Associate
4,103
Carterville
Associate
7,559
Elgin
Masters
1,236
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Godfrey
Associate
7,875
Springfield
Associate
6,655
Crystal Lake
Associate
5,274
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Naperville
Masters
2,559
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Champaign
Associate
9,407
Chicago Heights
Associate
5,507
Ina
Associate
4,821
Decatur
Associate
3,274
Dixon
Associate
2,700
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Canton
Associate
2,139
Chicago
Bachelor
2,867
River Grove
Associate
15,658
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
14,538
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
25,747
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326
Sugar Grove
Associate
8,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Graphic Designers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Graphic Designers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Graphic Designers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bloomington 120 $50,860
Carbondale 60 $33,100
Marion 60 $33,100
Champaign 180 $42,830
Urbana 180 $42,830
Decatur 40 $35,990
Peoria 180 $49,510
Rockford 190 $37,170
Springfield 140 $52,080

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