Average Marketing Director with Advertising Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$96,612
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,084
Bonus
$1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Marketing Director with Advertising skills in Chicago, Illinois is $96,612.
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MEDIAN $96,612
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Salary
$51k - $163k
Bonus
$3k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$47k - $180k

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Job Description for Marketing Director

Career Paths

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Marketing Director
Vice President (VP), Marketing
Marketing Manager
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Marketing Director

Skills in Strategic Marketing, Marketing Management, Marketing Communications, Branding and Online Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Director

An early career Marketing Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,000 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Marketing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,010 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,774 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,828.
Employees with Marketing Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 49.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (28.2% less), Austin, Texas (15.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (11.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 73 survey responses.
Early Career
15.1%
Mid Career
15.1%
Experienced
52.1%
Late Career
17.8%