Communications Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Communications Manager in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $63,091 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Planning, Corporate Communications, Event Management, and Copywriting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$47,166 - $105,615
$47K
$62K
$110K
MEDIAN: $62,251
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Salary $47,166 - $105,615
Bonus $970 - $15,893
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$42,138 - $111,423
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
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...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Communications Manager Job Listings

Key Stats for Communications Manager

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Communications Manager Salaries

▲37%

▲2%

National Average
$61,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Communications Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲47%


Event Management
▲23%

Copywriting
▲15%


Media / Public Relations
▲2%

Web Content Management
▲2%

Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$61,000

Editing
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼8%

Social Media Marketing
▼10%

Adobe Photoshop
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 12%