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Public Services Director Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$53,586 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Services Director is $53,586 a year and $26 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Public Services Director is between $39,359 and $65,472. 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

  • Plans, schedules, and coordinates broadcasting of public service radio or television programs in various fields, such as education, religion, and civic and government affairs: directs activities of public relations staff that maintains contacts between station or network and governmental and educational organizations.
  • Evaluates proposed programs for suitability within station or network policy.
  • Makes recommendations to formulate policy.
  • Attends and addresses conventions and conferences of various groups to interest them in educational uses of radio and television.
  • Interviews community officials and leaders to identify community problems and concerns.
  • Examines station or network programming to ascertain available time and schedules public service programs.
  • Contacts member network stations to promote public service programs on national scale.
  • May research and write information on proposed program topics.
  • May contact potential guests to solicit participation in program.
  • May plan and schedule meetings with community organizations.
  • May write or type notes on meeting agendas, minutes of meetings, letters, memos, and reports.
  • May be designated according to specialization as director, educational radio.
Public Services Director Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Social and Community Service Managers

Job family population: 141,830

Estimated population of Public Services Director jobs: 3,758

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Public Services Director Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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May 14
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Not for Profit
Responsible for assisting the Executive Director for ensuring the Head Start Performance Standards ... Bachelor's Degree in Social Services, Public Administration, Group Work, Education, or related ...
May 15
Oak Lawn, IL, USA
Compass Group
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Aurora, IL, USA
Merit Management Group, Inc.
Promote products and services in a meaningful way to the public and provide a direct feedback loop for continued market success * Develop solid working relationships with cross functional ...
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May 14
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Home Centered Care Institute
Represent HCCI to national clients interested in pursuing educational products, consulting services ... Senior Director of Public Relations and External Affairs Requirements and Qualifications: * 10+ ...
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