Average Marketing Director with Marketing Communications Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$103,395
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,488
Bonus
$2,800
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Marketing Director with Marketing Communications skills in Chicago, Illinois is $103,395.
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MEDIAN $103,395
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Salary
$59k - $168k
Bonus
$3k - $40k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $20k
Total Pay
$59k - $189k

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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)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Marketing Director

Skills in Strategic Marketing and Marketing Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Advertising, Online Marketing and Branding.

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 $52,072 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Marketing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,728 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,244 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $128,205.
Employees with Marketing Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (15.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (15.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 142 survey responses.
Early Career
8.5%
Mid Career
27.5%
Experienced
43.7%
Late Career
20.4%