Average Education Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$56,285
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$1,000
Bonus
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The average salary for an Education Director in Chicago, Illinois is $56,285.
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$35k
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MEDIAN $56,285
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$35k - $89k
Bonus
$450 - $3k
Total Pay
$35k - $91k

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Job Description for Education Director

Education Director Tasks
  • Supervise all education-related programs and staff, including budgets.
  • Teach courses when expertise or scheduling requires.
  • Provide expertise on curriculum, learning standards and policy.
  • Participate in formal and informal meetings with educators, students and the community to assess needs and satisfaction.

Career Paths

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Education Director
Executive Director
Education Program Director
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Education Director

Skills in Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning, Curriculum Planning, Budget Management and People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Education Director

An early career Education Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,282 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Education Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,072 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Education Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,456 based on 15 salaries.
Employees with Education Director in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 62.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (51.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (24.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Early Career
28.6%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
53.6%