Content Strategist Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Content Strategist
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Director of Analytics
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Email Marketing Manager
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Chicago
Chicago

Content Strategist salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$61,400
$5,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$66,400
Total Compensation
Median: $61K
Min: $35K
Max: $88K

How Much Does a Content Strategist Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Content Strategist in Chicago is $61,400. The average additional cash compensation for a Content Strategist in Chicago is $5,000. The average total compensation for a Content Strategist in Chicago is $66,400. Content Strategist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Content Strategist employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,076
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

+15
Marketing Tech, Software
+30
eCommerce
+17
Consumer Web, HR Tech

Content Strategist Salary ranges

The most common Content Strategist salary in Chicago is between $50k - $60k.

Average Content Strategist Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Content Strategist make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $83,000 on average.

Content Strategist Salary by gender

Content Strategist Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Content Strategist with 7+ years of experience is $67,500. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $35,000.

Average Content salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Editor $55,550
Min: $42K
Max: $74K
Content Strategist $61,400
Min: $35K
Max: $88K
Content Marketing Manager $62,700
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Technical Writer $67,533
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Copywriter $69,577
Min: $54K
Max: $87K
Content Manager $72,300
Min: $45K
Max: $92K
Senior Technical Writer $99,400
Min: $90K
Max: $115K

Content Strategist jobs in Chicago
20

Sr. Manager, Content Marketing

North Suburbs
2 hours ago
+22
​​​​​​​Reporting directly to the Director of Brand & Communications, the Sr. Manager, Content Marketing is responsible for ensuring that Grainger's various business audiences' needs are met during their customer journey through the strategic use of content. This person will be responsible for all brand content marketing: developing, managing and distributing compelling and well organized content based on a thorough understanding of business objectives, user needs and best practices. This person will manage an internal team and agency partners to help define/refine content marketing plan, strategy and also execute ongoing content marketing programs.

Senior Content Manager, Product Marketing

Chicago
6 days ago
+16
Morningstar is committed to helping investors meet their financial goals. One way we accomplish this is by offering independent research and great products to the financial community. We believe that when the investor wins, we all win. Our Product Marketing team is critical to achieving this goal. We are looking for a Content Director who can cut through the industry jargon to articulate how Morningstar’s product suite and upcoming innovations

Content Engineer

Chicago
8 hours ago
We are looking for talented engineers to join our analytics team at Numerator. The content engineering team is responsible for interfacing with the product team and developing the sophisticated reports within our homegrown SaaS platform. They are responsible for solving how to balance complicated volumes of data into a simple set of visual interactions, flows & outputs. The right candidate has enough data analysis to be able to marry a business

Content Manager

Chicago
1 day ago
+21
The Content Manager will not only have the autonomy to build a strategy and set it in action, but will also have a close working relationship directly with our awesome VP of Marketing, making communication smooth and projects efficient (oh, and fun). Speaking of fun, if you are a digital native, the opportunity to influence our social channels is also a perk!

Content Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+21
We're looking for a content manager to bring to our Instructional Design Team! The Content Manager will help manage our current content portfolio and bring new, compelling educational content to our platform. The content manager will also be responsible for ensuring the quality of course content on the BenchPrep platform by maintaining our rigorous quality...

Medical Content Editor

Chicago
2 days ago
+12
As a Medical Content Editor, you will work closely with our internal research team to create high-quality and scientifically accurate content necessary for our clients (supply chain, value analysis, pharmacists, and clinicians) to reduce hospital costs and improve the quality of patient care. You will ensure that facts and scientific data have been used correctly and consistently and will probe into problems with logic, organization, and missing information. You will also be responsible for facilitation and execution of work that supports and optimizes the content lifecycle. The successful candidate will be a strong independent contributor with team player mentality. They will share a passion for learning and understanding drug and medical device technology as well as for using evidence-based solutions to transform healthcare.

Content Marketing Manager

Chicago
3 days ago
+24
In your role as Content Marketing Manager, you will drive thought leadership and marketing content initiatives that build our brand and awareness and drive revenue across all segments of our business. You will help define and drive our content program and create original thought leadership across multiple platforms and formats, including blogs, infographics, video, eBooks, and more. Further, you will provide ongoing education and guidance to ensure high quality writing for all PowerReviews content. This position will report directly to the VP of Marketing.

Marketing Manager - Content

Chicago
4 days ago
+18
We are looking for Marketing Manager to run Content for dscout. You will be joining a small and ambitious marketing team that is driven by both creating an exceptional brand and delivering lead opportunities to our sales team. A major part of both of these has been dscout’s content (if you haven’t, check out our People Nerds blog). You should be poised to take us from good to great—we know some of what works, but there is so much more to test and learn. Come in ready to leverage content as a major driver of dscout’s future success. You recognize all content—from short-form social to long-form blogs—as equally important in understanding a brand’s content voice. You will tie all of dscout’s externally facing content together under a unified content strategy, and execute that strategy according to the calendar you develop. In this role, you will write, you will manage others writing, and you will edit across all of this for consistency in voice and impact. If you are a writer and editor at heart and you are excited to make a major impact at dscout through content, then we can’t wait to hear from you!

Instructional Content Manager

Chicago
4 days ago
+21
We're looking for a content manager to bring to our Instructional Design Team! The Content Manager will help manage our current content portfolio and bring new, compelling educational content to our platform. The content manager will also be responsible for ensuring the quality of course content on the BenchPrep platform by maintaining our rigorous quality...

Educational Content Manager

Chicago
4 days ago
+21
We're looking for a content manager to bring to our Instructional Design Team! The Content Manager will help manage our current content portfolio and bring new, compelling educational content to our platform. The content manager will also be responsible for ensuring the quality of course content on the BenchPrep platform by maintaining our rigorous...

Content Marketing Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+17
FourKites is seeking a Content Marketing Manager to help us create and build FourKites' content. In your role as Content Marketing Manager, you will drive content initiatives that build awareness of FourKites’s brand and drive revenue for our business. Your role is critical in defining and creating our content marketing plans, and you will optimize original content to influence thought leadership and demand across all channels. You’ll also provide education and guidance on writing best practices for all FourKites content. This role will be in our Chciago, IL office. 

Sr. Content Analyst

Chicago
1 week ago
+12
Do you have experience analyzing large data sets and leading teams in client projects? Do you want to work with all things digital and web, helping e-commerce websites improve user experience? If you answered yes, join our team as a Senior Data Analyst and work in the exciting, growing field of digital commerce!

Skills that affect Content Strategist salaries in Chicago

1
B2B content
1% have this skill
2
Content Strategy
1% have this skill
3
Blogging
1% have this skill
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Editing
1% have this skill
5
Content Marketing
1% have this skill
6
Competitive Content Audit
0% have this skill

Recent Content Strategist salaries in Chicago

$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior writer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $55,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$35,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $35,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $50,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $50,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$66,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $66,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$78,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $78,000
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$88,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $88,000
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$53,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $53,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$59,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $59,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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