How much does a Marketing Director make in Chicago, IL? The average Marketing Director salary in Chicago, IL is $157,843 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $135,003 and $184,286. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $135,003 10% $114,209 90% $208,362 75% $184,286 $157,843 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Marketing Director

Marketing Director directs and develops an organization's marketing policies and objectives. Oversees market research and designs marketing plans for specific products, services, or business lines. Being a Marketing Director reviews changes in the marketplace and recommends marketing strategy to the top management. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Marketing Director typically reports to top management. The Marketing Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Marketing Director typically requires 7+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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