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Marketing Media Director Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$134,912 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Marketing Media Director is $134,912 a year and $65 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Marketing Media Director is between $93,603 and $167,855. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Marketing Media 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 administers media programs in advertising department.
  • Confers with representatives of advertising agencies, product managers, and corporate advertising staff to establish media goals, objectives, and strategies within corporate advertising budget.
  • Selects specific programs and negotiates advertising to ensure optimum use of budgeted funds and long-term contracts, upon conferring with advertising agents or media representatives.
Marketing Media Director Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Advertising and Promotions Managers

Job family population: 28,100

Estimated population of Marketing Media Director jobs: 646

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...

Marketing Media Director Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Associate Media Director
Jun 17
Chicago, United States
Optimum Media Direction
We are a dynamic, creative and influential agency network that collectively combines to make OMD the most awarded agency network in the world. the roleThe Associate Media Director acts as a marketing ...
Social Media and Marketing Coordinator
Jun 14
Chicago, IL, USA
One Off Hospitality Group
Director of Marketing Seeking a creative, collaborative, digitally-savvy self-starter to join one of the country's most recognized hospitality groups at a Social Media Coordinator. This role provides ...
Director of Marketing
Jun 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Goodwin Recruiting
... media management experience. Strong tenure in past position is needed Work with the Sales and ... area Marketing Director Compensation & Benefits: Competitive base salary 15% Bonus based on ...
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 ... Source all communications for the development of individual client programming through media and ...
Restaurant Marketing Director
Jun 15
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Chick-fil-A Elmhurst
... Media Manager to plan, organize and execute advertising for in-store events and promotions · ... We will know the Restaurant Marketing Director is successful upon attaining the following: · The ...
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