Communications Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Communications Manager in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $57,905 per year. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Communications Manager in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$37,765 - $90,759
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MEDIAN: $57,904
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$37,765 - $90,759  
   
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$0.00 - $9,955  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,049 - $99,854  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Communications Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 74%
Experienced
up arrow 35%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Communications Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 20%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$60,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 14%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 15%
Editing
up arrow 15%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 17%
Project Management
up arrow 22%
Copywriting
up arrow 22%
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Gender
Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 4%
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