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SEO Specialist salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$51,200
$1,720
Additional Cash Compensation
$52,920
Total Compensation
Median: $51K
Min: $38K
Max: $71K

How Much Does a SEO Specialist Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a SEO Specialist in Chicago is $51,200. 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 $52,920. SEO Specialist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous SEO Specialist employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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SEO Specialist jobs in Chicago

SEO Consultant

Chicago
1 week ago
+18
SEO is more than another 3-letter marketing acronym. It's the way people find their next barber, learn to crochet, test their trivia knowledge. As the role voice search and home devices transform the way people use search engines, this is the most exciting time to help top brands explore SEO, especially technical SEO. Bounteous creates big-picture digital solutions for its clients, and it needs a technical SEO leader to contribute to its projects.

SEO Writer (Temporary)

Chicago
1 week ago
+32
As an SEO Writer, you’ll work with a team of SEO specialists, writers, marketers and strategists who work across departments to grow Built In’s user and customer base. We are looking for someone who loves working on a variety of projects, enjoys solving puzzles, strongly values an “all-hands-on-deck” philosophy and can nimbly navigate a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment.

Associate SEO Director

Chicago
2 days ago
Design Rightpoint's SEO internal processes, including creating our methodology and internal processes. Work with clients to define and achieve performance goals of organic rankings and traffic. Complete SEO audits for new clients and contribute to project proposals. Provide ongoing management of SEO client projects and providing recommendations for continuous improvement. Guide content and technology teams in SEO best practices. Work with Analytics teams to define and track KPIs for our clients.

Senior SEO Manager

Chicago
1 month ago
+18
We are looking for an entrepreneurial, hands-on, and analytical marketer. This role provides an excellent opportunity to drive SEO strategy across all of Morningstar’s audiences. Make your mark as Morningstar’s in-house expert on all things SEO. You will partner with the experience management, editorial, audience marketing and creative teams to set and drive our SEO strategy, driving increased organic search traffic across all our public experiences.

SEO Copywriter

Chicago
1 month ago
+22
At Beyond Finance, we are expanding our marketing efforts, and we are looking for an SEO Copywriter to join the team. This focus on SEO requires the creation of new service-focused web pages, updates to existing web pages, and publishing of blog posts. In the long-term (6 - 12 months) this role may transition into a general Copywriter position, assisting all marketing channels, but in the short-term SEO content will be the primary focus. SEO Copywriter responsibilities include conducting thorough research on industry-related topics, generating ideas for new content types, proofreading articles before publication, and monitoring key competitor content. Ultimately, you'll deliver quality writing pieces that appeal to our audiences, attract customers, ensure consistency, and boost brand consideration.

SEO Marketing Associate

Chicago
1 month ago
DigitalMint is seeking an SEO Marketing Associate to assist with the execution of day to day SEO responsibilities, along with digital marketing operations. In this role, you will manage online campaigns across several channels, including Google, Bing, and Facebook, continuously optimizing your processes for success. The SEO Marketing Associate will report directly to the Director of Marketing and work closely with key stakeholders on both the Marketing and Development teams. This opportunity is for a talented SEO that is also interested in gaining exposure to a range of marketing activities, from content creation and copywriting to social media.

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 500+ employees, earning $60,000 on average.

SEO Specialist Salary by gender

The average SEO Specialist salary for women is $60,000 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 <1 year of experience is $50,000.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
SEO Specialist $51,200
Min: $38K
Max: $71K
Event Planner $53,909
Min: $36K
Max: $66K
Marketing Coordinator $55,038
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
Marketing Associate $55,933
Min: $40K
Max: $80K
Public Relations Specialist $57,281
Min: $32K
Max: $77K
Community Manager $63,118
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Content Marketing Manager $65,844
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Social Media Manager $66,029
Min: $35K
Max: $125K
Public Relations Manager $66,600
Min: $45K
Max: $105K
SEO Manager $71,500
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Email Marketing Manager $74,571
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Digital Marketing Manager $79,648
Min: $45K
Max: $126K
Marketing Manager $82,621
Min: $45K
Max: $125K
Marketing Operations Manager $94,783
Min: $50K
Max: $125K
Brand Manager $103,077
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Product Marketing Manager $107,321
Min: $70K
Max: $137K
Senior Marketing Manager $116,127
Min: $82K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $131,704
Min: $70K
Max: $203K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $135,625
Min: $108K
Max: $175K
Vice President of Marketing $178,714
Min: $125K
Max: $300K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $220,856
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
Inbound Marketing
2% have this skill
4
Copywriting
2% have this skill
5
Marketing Research & Strategy
2% have this skill
6
Audience Analytics
2% have this skill

Recent SEO Specialist salaries in 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
$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
500+ 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
500+ 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
500+ Employees
Chicago
$38,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $38,000
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$43,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $43,000
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$48,000
Yearly Salary
A SEO Specialist reported a yearly salary of $48,000
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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