For Sales and Marketing Managers in Chicago, yearly average wages total $64K annually. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Men make up a slight majority of Chicago Sales and Marketing Managers (53 percent) who responded to the survey. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,676 - $117,956
MEDIAN: $63,871

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
1,320,015 (48.5%)
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales and Marketing Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

The average beginner in this position makes around $50K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $77K. Chicago Sales and Marketing Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $95K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $79K.

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Experience Affects Sales and Marketing Manager Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Sales and Marketing Manager Salaries

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Strategic Marketing
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Marketing Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Field Sales
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Microsoft Office
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Business Development
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Marketing Communications
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National Average

Sales Management
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Account Sales
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Social Media Marketing
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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 14%