Average Marketing Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$104,921
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,519
Bonus
$6,500
Commission
$2,800
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Marketing Director in Chicago, Illinois is $104,921.
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$62k
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$105k
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$163k
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MEDIAN $104,921
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Salary
$62k - $163k
Bonus
$2k - $36k
Profit Sharing
$253 - $25k
Commission
$5k - $20k
Total Pay
$60k - $187k

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Job Description for Marketing Director

Career Paths

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Marketing Director
Marketing Manager
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 Online Marketing, Branding and Marketing Communications.

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 $59,966 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Marketing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,849 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,300 based on 224 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,760.
Employees with Marketing Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (17.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (11.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 480 survey responses.
Early Career
8.5%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
46.7%
Late Career
20.8%