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Marketing Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

Marketing faculty can choose to work at one of 17 marketing schools in Chicago. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in marketing in the city of Chicago, which encompasses marketing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Marketing Employment

Chicago 20,330
Illinois 62,740

Exactly 20,330 of Illinois' 28,550 marketing professionals work in Chicago. The number of marketing professionals in Chicago has shrunk by 46% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Marketing employment growth

51,540 56,010 60,510 59,640 28,550
37,910 38,370 41,200 40,340 20,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Marketing VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$84,952 $83,920 $87,446 $87,262 $94,313
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Marketing in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of marketing professionals in Chicago has shrunk, salaries for marketing professionals have increased. Chicago marketing professionals made $94,313 per year, on average, in 2010. Marketing professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $84,952, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of marketing professionals in Chicago is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Marketing professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Marketing professionals in Chicago earn a median salary of $82,570 per year. The difference in pay between the marketing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 268%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,830 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $150,250 per year.

Average Salaries for Marketing professionals and related professions in Chicago

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations
Business Administration
International Business
Business Management
Small Business

Marketing professional salaries in Chicago are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Marketing schools in Chicago


There are 17 accredited marketing schools in the city. Many of Chicago's marketing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Marketing Programs Offered In Chicago


There are a total of 19 degree and certificate programs in marketing offered by Chicago's marketing schools.

Student Completed Marketing Degrees In Chicago


In 2010 approximately 819 students graduated from marketing courses.

Marketing Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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