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Advertising Director Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$134,841 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Advertising Director is $134,841 a year and $65 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Advertising Director is between $93,554 and $167,767. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Advertising Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Directs, plans, and executes advertising policies of organization, and oversees workers in advertising department engaged in developing and producing advertisements.
  • Develops or directs the creation of media to further the goals of the organization.
  • Confers with department heads to discuss possible new accounts and to outline new policies or sales promotion campaigns.
  • Confers with officials of newspapers, radio, and television stations, billboard advertisers, and advertising agencies to negotiate advertising contracts.
Advertising Director Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Advertising and Promotions Managers

Job family population: 28,100

Estimated population of Advertising Director jobs: 1,611

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Advertising Director Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Director of Marketing - Gaming Cafe's
Jun 13
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Illinois Cafe Services Company/Laredo Hospitality
The Director of Marketing is someone who thrives on challenge and continually looks for ... advertising, brochure development, slot topper video and window graphics and promotional flyers. ...
Marketing Manager (Asst Dir-Demand Generation)
Apr 12
Chicago, USA
The Assistant Director, Demand Generation, is responsible for implementing integrated marketing ... and advertising with compelling CTAs to deliver pipeline goals Manage and communicate demand ...
Director, SEO
Jun 6
Chicago, IL, USA
RES Consultant Group
As the Director of SEO, your role will be integral to the success of the Company's clients. This ... Qualifications * 7+ years of SEO experience; advertising agency experience a plus. * Demonstrated ...
Emery Jensen Distribution - Director of Marketing
May 20
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Ace Hardware
Our team is currently looking for a Director of Marketing . This role is responsible for the ... MBA preferred * 15+ years progressive experience in Marketing and/or Advertising * Prior agency ...
Director of Marketing - health/beauty products mfr
Jun 4
Kenosha, WI, USA
Growing health/beauty products manufacturer is looking for a Director of Consumer Marketing. Will ... Provide direction and guidance in the development of integrated marketing plans through advertising ...
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