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Average Marketing Director with Advertising Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$96,780
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,174
Bonus
$1,125
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The average salary for a Marketing Director with Advertising skills in Chicago, Illinois is $96,780.
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$52k
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$97k
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$158k
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What Do Marketing Directors Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Marketing Directors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Directors?

An early career Marketing Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,460 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Marketing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,208 based on 26 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 56.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (14.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (29.2% less), Austin, Texas (15.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Early Career
15.5%
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
44.8%
Late Career
22.4%