SEO Specialist salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$69,455
$4,693
Additional Cash Compensation
$74,148
Total Compensation
Median: $69K
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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SEO Specialist jobs in Chicago

SEO Director

Chicago
1 week ago
+52
SEO Director   ABOUT US: At All Campus, the passion and talent our employees bring to work every day are at the core of our continued success as a company. We have just been named the #1 mid-size company to work for by Crain’s Chicago Business Best Places to Work (2021), in addition to being recognized as a one of the best workplaces in Chicago several years in a row (2018-2021 Crain’s, 2019-2021 Built In Chicago). We’ve achieved this honor by

SEO Specialist (Remote)

Chicago
6 days ago
+39
Company Description Daxko powers health & wellness throughout the world. Every day our team members focus their passion and expertise in helping health & wellness facilities operate efficiently and engage their members. Whether a neighborhood yoga studio, a national franchise with locations in every city, a YMCA or JCC--and every type of organization in between--we build solutions that make every aspect of running and being a member of a health

Senior Paid Media & SEO Specialist

Chicago
4 days ago
+59
Who we areSmokeball helps law firms bill more without their clients paying more. Intriguing, right? We were founded by technology leaders with more than 20 years of experience in delivering impactful legal technology products. Our leadership continually strives to develop a company, culture, and team that share a profound love for the law and are compelled to help small law firms find success. Our mission isn't simple, but it is straightforward:

SEO Manager

Chicago
1 day ago
+27
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 Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+70
ActiveCampaign's category-defining Customer Experience Automation Platform (CXA) helps over 150,000 businesses in 170 countries meaningfully engage with their customers. The platform gives businesses of all sizes access to 500+ pre-built automations that combine email marketing, marketing automation and CRM for powerful segmentation and personalization across social, email, messaging, chat and text. Over 100,000 of ActiveCampaign's customers use

SEO Manager

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+59
About The Opportunity Hey! We're Grubhub We're all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. Innovative technology, user-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart and make us an industry leader in the world of online food ordering. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun

Technical SEO Strategist

Chicago
4 days ago
+49
Angi® is the home for everything home. From repairs and renovations to products and financing, Angi is transforming every touch point in home services. With over 25 years of experience and a network of nearly 250,000 pros, we have helped more than 150 million people with their home needs. Our products and technology help our customers love where they live while helping small businesses grow and thrive. We believe the home is the most important

VP SEO - Credit Card

Chicago
1 week ago
+22
Job Description The Media center of excellence team is looking for a Vice President of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) who can support JPMC LOBs (Line of Business) organic search programs in delivering positive business results. This candidate should be confident in presenting to senior stakeholders at the LOBs, such as Credit Cards and Auto, and be able to clearly communicate performance and optimization recommendations. An ideal candidate

SEO Lead (Contractor)

Chicago
1 week ago
+55
Rightpoint, a Genpact company (NYSE: G) is a global experience leader. Over 700 employees across 12 offices work with clients end-to-end, from defining and enabling vision, to ensuring ongoing market relevance. Our diverse teams lead with empathy, data and creativity—always in service of the experience. From whiteboard to roll-out, we help our clients embed experience across their operations from front to back office to accelerate digital

SEO Marketing Associate

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+61
The health and safety of Enova’s employees is our number one priority.  Enova has not yet determined a return to office date, but will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before such date.  Proof of vaccination will be required.  Enova will consider exceptions to this policy on a case-by-case basis for those who need accommodation due to medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs or practices. About the role: As a

SEO Consultant

Chicago
1 week ago
+18
Our ideal SEO Consultant is a passionate digital marketer who is task-oriented and loves working with clients to execute Local SEO and get awesome results. We prefer candidates with at least two years of experience in SEO, and require a minimum of one year of experience. SearchLab is a boutique agency – instead of teams of subject matter experts who only do one thing over and over again, each consultant handles every aspect for each of the select

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 Title Average Salary Salary Range
Marketing Coordinator $52,940
Min: $36K
Max: $78K
Community Manager $53,750
Min: $48K
Max: $65K
Public Relations Specialist $58,300
Min: $44K
Max: $80K
Marketing Associate $59,065
Min: $40K
Max: $95K
Event Planner $67,250
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Social Media Manager $68,616
Min: $46K
Max: $125K
SEO Specialist $69,455
Min: $40K
Max: $120K
Content Marketing Manager $80,539
Min: $33K
Max: $135K
Digital Marketing Manager $83,256
Min: $58K
Max: $131K
Marketing Operations Manager $85,664
Min: $50K
Max: $152K
Email Marketing Manager $88,150
Min: $60K
Max: $128K
SEO Manager $90,400
Min: $70K
Max: $124K
Marketing Manager $91,278
Min: $45K
Max: $160K
Public Relations Manager $93,600
Min: $58K
Max: $210K
Brand Manager $97,273
Min: $75K
Max: $120K
Senior Marketing Manager $104,141
Min: $70K
Max: $141K
Product Marketing Manager $109,104
Min: $63K
Max: $226K
Director of Marketing $131,912
Min: $70K
Max: $220K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $143,944
Min: $90K
Max: $180K
Director of Product Marketing $167,500
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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