SEO Specialist salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$69,455
$4,693
Additional Cash Compensation
$74,148
Total Compensation
Median: 62,000
Min: $40K
Max: $120K

How Much Does a SEO Specialist Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a SEO Specialist in Chicago is $69,455. The average additional cash compensation for a SEO Specialist in Chicago is $4,693. The average total compensation for a SEO Specialist in Chicago is $74,148. SEO Specialist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous SEO Specialist employees in Chicago.

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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SEO Specialist jobs in Chicago
6

SEO Manager (Remote Friendly)

Chicago
1 week ago
At Built In, the health, safety and well-being of our employees and of our communities is a top priority. Due to the effects of COVID-19, we have decided to manage our entire business remotely until further notice. HQ-based employees will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our office. As we continue to grow, we are excited to be hiring for all open roles and look forward to meeting with qualified candidates in a virtual

Associate SEO Analyst, Content (Remote or Hybrid)

Chicago
1 month ago
At Built In, the health, safety and well-being of our employees and of our communities is a top priority. Due to the effects of COVID-19, we have decided to manage our entire business remotely until further notice. HQ-based employees will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our office. As we continue to grow, we are excited to be hiring for all open roles and look forward to meeting with qualified candidates in a virtual

SEO Lead

Chicago
2 weeks ago
Hello From Live Bash! We’re an entertainment startup out of Chicago, and we’re building stages for Livestream performances. We’re not going to bore you with classic job description cliches like, we are a scrappy team looking for a go-getter who thinks outside the box and can wear many hats.  We’d rather cut straight to the chase instead. We need an SEO/SEM Wiz to help us grow our business. We want you to be a decision-maker (bring your

SEO Copywriter, Sr Associate

Chicago
4 days ago
Job Description At JPMorgan Chase, we're proud to unveil an exciting copywriter position ideal for an enterprising individual looking to foster dynamic business value at a company whose name is synonymous with innovation, opportunity, and prestige. Reporting, to the Editor of Organic Search, your role as Senior SEO Copywriter will be to help create a best-in-class library of accessible financial content that drives engagement, establishes

Technical SEO Lead

Chicago
3 weeks ago
Who we are: Founded in 2001, Vivid Seats (NASDAQ: SEAT) is a leading online ticket marketplace committed to becoming the ultimate partner for connecting fans to the live events, artists, and teams they love. We believe in the power of experiences and are fiercely dedicated to building products that inspire human connections. Named as one of Built In Chicago's top 10 places to work in 2021, we believe that our People are our greatest competitive

SEO Senior Associate

Chicago
1 month ago
Job Description The In-House Media team serves as an internal media agency partnering with the Lines of Business (LOBs) to build a cohesive marketing experience. The Media team offers strategic guidance, internal consulting, buying & implementation expertise across multiple media channels. The Paid Media team is looking for a Senior Associate of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) who can support LOBs organic search programs in delivering positive

SEO Specialist Salary ranges

Average SEO Specialist Salary by Company Size

People with the job title SEO Specialist make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $93,000 on average.

SEO Specialist Salary by gender

The average SEO Specialist salary for women is $65,600 and the average SEO Specialist salary for men is $66,000.

SEO Specialist Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a SEO Specialist with 7+ years of experience is $84,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $40,000.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Marketing Coordinator$52,628
Min: $36K
Max: $78K
Community Manager$53,750
Min: $48K
Max: $65K
Marketing Associate$58,916
Min: $40K
Max: $95K
Public Relations Specialist$58,917
Min: $44K
Max: $80K
Event Planner$67,250
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
SEO Specialist$69,455
Min: $40K
Max: $120K
Social Media Manager$69,824
Min: $46K
Max: $125K
Content Marketing Manager$80,397
Min: $33K
Max: $135K
Digital Marketing Manager$81,925
Min: $58K
Max: $131K
Email Marketing Manager$86,836
Min: $60K
Max: $128K
Marketing Operations Manager$88,650
Min: $70K
Max: $152K
SEO Manager$90,400
Min: $70K
Max: $124K
Marketing Manager$90,595
Min: $45K
Max: $160K
Public Relations Manager$93,600
Min: $58K
Max: $210K
Brand Manager$97,273
Min: $75K
Max: $120K
Senior Marketing Manager$104,120
Min: $70K
Max: $141K
Product Marketing Manager$108,140
Min: $63K
Max: $226K
Director of Marketing$131,507
Min: $70K
Max: $220K
Senior Product Marketing Manager$142,450
Min: $90K
Max: $180K
Director of Product Marketing$162,857
Min: $135K
Max: $200K
Vice President of Marketing$182,483
Min: $130K
Max: $300K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)$223,000
Min: $165K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect SEO Specialist salaries in Chicago

1
Search Engine Optimization
2% have this skill
2
Brand Marketing & Strategy
2% have this skill
3
Web Analytics
1% have this skill
4
Inbound Marketing
1% have this skill
5
Audience Analytics
1% have this skill
6
Copywriting
1% have this skill

Recent SEO Specialist salaries in Chicago

$85,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO/PPC Specialist reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$20,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Web Marketing Specialist reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$3,750 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $60,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$40,000
Yearly Salary
A Paid Search Specialist reported a yearly salary of $40,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$58,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Outreach Associate reported a yearly salary of $58,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$93,000
Yearly Salary
A Digital Marketing Specialist reported a yearly salary of $93,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$52,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $52,000 with +$500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$62,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $62,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$48,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Strategist reported a yearly salary of $48,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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