Average Corporate Communications Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$130,000
Avg. Salary
$27,750
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The average salary for a Corporate Communications Director in Chicago, Illinois is $130,000.
10%
$101k
10%
$130k
50%
$175k
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MEDIAN $130,000
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Salary
$101k - $175k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $28k
Total Pay
$101k - $211k

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Job Description for Corporate Communications Director

Corporate Communications Director Tasks
  • Coordinate and oversee communications with the public and press for a company, organization, or institution.
  • Analyze communications strategies and policies to evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Establish and enforce communications policies and determine official formatting for documents.
  • Collaborate with different departments to determine communications needs and develop plans to address those needs.

Career Paths

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Corporate Communications Director
Vice President (VP), Marketing & Communi...
Director of Communications
Director, Marketing and Communications
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Corporate Communications Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications and Corporate Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Communications Director

An experienced Corporate Communications Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $122,890 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,000.
Employees with Corporate Communications Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.3% more) and New York, New York (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.9% less), Dallas, Texas (6.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Experienced
70.6%
Late Career
29.4%