SEO Specialist salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$53,750
$1,720
Additional Cash Compensation
$55,470
Total Compensation
Median: $54K
Min: $38K
Max: $93K

How Much Does a SEO Specialist Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a SEO Specialist in Chicago is $53,750. The average additional cash compensation for a SEO Specialist in Chicago is $1,720. The average total compensation for a SEO Specialist in Chicago is $55,470. SEO Specialist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago 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

SEO Lead (Contractor)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+54
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 SEO Manager

Remote
4 days ago
+13
We are looking for an energetic and experienced Senior Manager to help deliver high quality SEO services for our clients, and oversee a growing SEO practice area, in a remote work organization. The position is full-time, but we are also open to 2 or more SEO professionals working on a part-time basis to meet our client and team needs. The SEO team works alongside our paid digital media and strategy consulting group in providing the top brands in

SEO Specialist Salary ranges

The most common SEO Specialist salary in Chicago is between $40k - $50k.

Average SEO Specialist Salary by Company Size

People with the job title SEO Specialist make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $68,000 on average.

SEO Specialist Salary by gender

The average SEO Specialist salary for women is $63,250 and the average SEO Specialist salary for men is $59,500.

SEO Specialist Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a SEO Specialist with 7+ years of experience is $93,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $40,000.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Marketing Coordinator $53,577
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
SEO Specialist $53,750
Min: $38K
Max: $93K
Event Planner $57,332
Min: $36K
Max: $77K
Marketing Associate $57,613
Min: $40K
Max: $87K
Public Relations Specialist $58,618
Min: $32K
Max: $80K
Community Manager $63,222
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Social Media Manager $67,004
Min: $35K
Max: $125K
Content Marketing Manager $71,838
Min: $33K
Max: $130K
SEO Manager $72,381
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Public Relations Manager $73,833
Min: $45K
Max: $135K
Email Marketing Manager $74,388
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Digital Marketing Manager $79,390
Min: $45K
Max: $118K
Marketing Manager $87,710
Min: $45K
Max: $150K
Marketing Operations Manager $95,213
Min: $50K
Max: $130K
Brand Manager $99,167
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Product Marketing Manager $109,714
Min: $63K
Max: $152K
Senior Marketing Manager $112,111
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $132,525
Min: $70K
Max: $220K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $137,625
Min: $108K
Max: $180K
Director of Product Marketing $147,500
Min: $135K
Max: $160K
Vice President of Marketing $181,474
Min: $125K
Max: $300K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $223,892
Min: $100K
Max: $356K

Skills that affect SEO Specialist salaries in Chicago

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

Recent SEO Specialist salaries in 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
$71,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $71,000 with +$7,100 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$45,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $45,000
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$47,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $47,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$38,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $38,000
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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