SEO Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$72,381
$6,375
Additional Cash Compensation
$78,756
Total Compensation
Median: $72K
Min: $57K
Max: $95K

How Much Does a SEO Manager Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a SEO Manager in Chicago is $72,381. The average additional cash compensation for a SEO Manager in Chicago is $6,375. The average total compensation for a SEO Manager in Chicago is $78,756. SEO Manager salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous SEO Manager employees in Chicago.

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SEO Manager jobs in Chicago

SEO Manager - Analytics, Testing, Ops

Remote
3 weeks ago
+51
At Upwork, we are looking for a SEO Manager to drive growth initiatives within our Search Engine Optimization (SEO) team. In this role, you will be responsible for the development and execution of high-impact SEO growth projects. You will work closely with multiple cross-functional partners within Product, Engineering, Design, Content Marketing, Paid Search, Data Science and Analytics to grow relevant business metrics associated with businesses looking to hire quality freelance talent from around the world. You have strong interpersonal skills, thrive working in a dynamic environment, and you can balance critical thinking, creative ideation, and exceptional follow-through. This role will report directly to the Head of SEO.

SEO Manager - Analytics, Testing, Ops

Remote
3 weeks ago
+51
At Upwork, we are looking for a SEO Manager to drive growth initiatives within our Search Engine Optimization (SEO) team. In this role, you will be responsible for the development and execution of high-impact SEO growth projects. You will work closely with multiple cross-functional partners within Product, Engineering, Design, Content Marketing, Paid Search, Data Science and Analytics to grow relevant business metrics associated with businesses looking to hire quality freelance talent from around the world. You have strong interpersonal skills, thrive working in a dynamic environment, and you can balance critical thinking, creative ideation, and exceptional follow-through. This role will report directly to the Head of SEO.

Manager, Technical SEO

Remote
1 week ago
+51
At Upwork, we are looking for a SEO Manager to drive growth initiatives within our Search Engine Optimization (SEO) team. In this role, you will be responsible for the development and execution of high-impact SEO growth projects. You will work closely with multiple cross-functional partners within Product, Engineering, Design, Content Marketing, Paid Search, Data Science and Analytics to grow relevant business metrics associated with businesses looking to hire quality freelance talent from around the world. You have strong interpersonal skills, thrive working in a dynamic environment, and you can balance critical thinking, creative ideation, and exceptional follow-through. This role will report directly to the Head of SEO.

Manager, Technical SEO

Remote
1 week ago
+51
Upwork ($UPWK) is the leading tech solution for companies looking to hire the best talent, maintain flexibility, and get more done. We’re passionate about our mission to create economic opportunities so people have better lives. Every year, more than $2 billion of work is done through Upwork by skilled professionals who want the freedom of working anytime, anywhere. Top companies connecting with extraordinary talent around the globe? Upwork is

SEO Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+55
GoHealth is seeking a digital marketer experienced in Search Engine Optimization, content strategy/optimization, and technical SEO.  You must be passionate about SEO, content, eager to learn, and an entrepreneur at heart. As a SEO manager, you will create and shape the digital SEO strategy for GoHealth. If you want a role that drives results and action, with “more doing” and “less politics or convincing”, then this role is for you. Better stated

SEO Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+24
ThinkMarkets is a global online brokerage firm, specializing in providing multi-asset trading solutions to thousands of clients around the world. With our flagship ThinkTrader platform, we allow our clients to trade the world 24-hours a day. Our mission is to disrupt the brokerage industry by allowing access to global markets and thousands of products to allow our clients to trade the world in the palm of their hand. We use the latest

SEO Specialist

Chicago
3 days ago
+52
If you are a current Motorola Solutions employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account.Company Overview At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners,

SEO Specialist

Chicago
5 days ago
+49
Job Summary:  All Campus seeks an analytical, creative Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist to help support our SEO strategy. At All Campus, the SEO team manages a portfolio of websites for higher education partners across various education verticals. The SEO Specialist will be tasked with helping grow our clients’ SEO program — taking what's been built, making it work better and allowing it to scale more effectively. This individual

Associate Director, SEO

Chicago
5 days ago
+18
Perform technical SEO analysis to influence broader marketing strategy and contribute to client ROI. Maintain daily interaction to update clients or coworkers on project progress. Create professional deliverables for clients that meet the Bounteous quality standard. Train clients in digital marketing best practices and join our SEO training team. Develop process efficiencies to assist our fast-paced team. Continuously further knowledge of SEO, with an emphasis on technical SEO. Mentor less experienced team members and learn from those with more experience. Consistently meet department and client deadlines. Remain current in a quickly evolving industry. Carefully track and record billable time.

Technical SEO Specialist

Remote
6 days ago
+55
Conduct SEO audits, analysis, and implementation of technical recommendations to help improve overall site performance, uncover and remediate web crawling issues, analyze JavaScript rendering, etc. Provide strong knowledge of schema.org and JSON-LD. Understand how to reduce crawl budget, remediate site performance issues, and implement 301 redirects. Research and recommend tools for SEO process improvement. Optimize robots.txt files, implement canonical tags, and identify/fix redirect loops. Collaborate with Digital Strategy and Strategic Engagement Managers to complete work for existing clients. Ensure that various clients on Shopify and Magento comply with SEO best practices. Communicate with clients and team members via email, Teams, video, and phone.

SEO Lead (Contractor)

Chicago
1 week ago
+55
The SEO lead will provide work to ensure SEO best practices within our website design, content creation and development projects. In addition, the SEO lead would provide any necessary and relevant SEO considerations in all parts of the experience planning and creation. The SEO lead will help with technical audits and recommendations, ad-hoc reporting, and counseling content teams to integrate SEO strategic guidance.

Senior Marketing Manager, SEO

Chicago
1 week ago
+31
Fast Radius is hiring an inspired and passionate Senior SEO Manager to join our growing Marketing team. Reporting to our Head of Demand Generation and working closely with our brand and content team, you will contribute to our middle and bottom-of-the-funnel content/SEO strategy to support both demand generation and brand objectives.You will engineer and bring to life our SEO strategy across the content, authority, and technical fronts, in collaboration with our content specialists, designer, and engineering team.

SEO Manager Salary ranges

The most common SEO Manager salary in Chicago is between $60k - $70k.

Average SEO Manager Salary by Company Size

People with the job title SEO Manager make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $90,000 on average.

SEO Manager Salary by gender

The average SEO Manager salary for women is $70,000 and the average SEO Manager salary for men is $84,000.

SEO Manager Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a SEO Manager with 7+ years of experience is $92,500.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
SEO Specialist $53,750
Min: $38K
Max: $93K
Marketing Coordinator $54,132
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
Event Planner $56,458
Min: $36K
Max: $77K
Marketing Associate $57,813
Min: $40K
Max: $87K
Public Relations Specialist $57,861
Min: $32K
Max: $80K
Community Manager $63,222
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Social Media Manager $67,682
Min: $35K
Max: $125K
SEO Manager $72,381
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Content Marketing Manager $72,854
Min: $33K
Max: $130K
Email Marketing Manager $74,423
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Public Relations Manager $77,000
Min: $45K
Max: $135K
Digital Marketing Manager $79,881
Min: $45K
Max: $118K
Marketing Manager $87,620
Min: $45K
Max: $150K
Marketing Operations Manager $93,763
Min: $50K
Max: $130K
Brand Manager $100,000
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Product Marketing Manager $109,455
Min: $63K
Max: $152K
Senior Marketing Manager $111,792
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $132,451
Min: $70K
Max: $220K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $137,625
Min: $108K
Max: $180K
Director of Product Marketing $173,750
Min: $135K
Max: $200K
Vice President of Marketing $181,179
Min: $125K
Max: $300K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $221,936
Min: $100K
Max: $356K

Recent SEO Manager salaries in Chicago

$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Manager, SEO & Content reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Manager reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$73,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Manager reported a yearly salary of $73,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Manager reported a yearly salary of $95,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Manager reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$7,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$77,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Manager reported a yearly salary of $77,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$57,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Manager reported a yearly salary of $57,000
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$67,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Manager reported a yearly salary of $67,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$66,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Manager reported a yearly salary of $66,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Manager reported a yearly salary of $90,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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