Average Late-Career Technical Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$109,927
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The average salary for a Late-Career Technical Director in Chicago, Illinois is $109,927.
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$52k
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$308k
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MEDIAN $109,927
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$52k - $308k
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$53k - $305k

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Job Description for Technical Director

Technical Director Tasks
  • Design and develop strategies to enhance and optimize technical operations.
  • Evaluate existing operations procedures and make recommendations based on organization regulations and budget.
  • Lead and coordinate with teams to design, test, implement, and manage new or improved technical operations.

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Popular Skills for Technical Director

Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Audio Visual Equipment Use.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Director

A mid-career Technical Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,500 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Technical Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 17 salaries.
Employees with Technical Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 34.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (33.9% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (32.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Mid Career
26.1%
Experienced
73.9%