Average Marketing Director with Strategic Planning Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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The average salary for a Marketing Director with Strategic Planning skills in Chicago, Illinois is $117,918.
MEDIAN $117,918
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$66k - $182k
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$68k - $211k

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Marketing Director
Vice President (VP), Marketing
Marketing Manager
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
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Popular Skills for Marketing Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Online Marketing, Branding, Marketing Communications, Marketing Management and Strategic Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Director

A mid-career Marketing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $90,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,881 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $140,000.
Employees with Marketing Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (29.8% less), Austin, Texas (21.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (15.3% less).

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