How much does a Search Engine Marketing Specialist make in Chicago, IL? The average Search Engine Marketing Specialist salary in Chicago, IL is $70,163 as of August 29, 2022, but the range typically falls between $60,725 and $80,713. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Search Engine Marketing Specialist designs, iterates on, and administers search engine marketing campaigns to promote a product or brand and ensure an efficient, effective campaign. Analyzes data and runs testing to identify trends and create a more optimized campaign. Being a Search Engine Marketing Specialist researches new techniques, trends, and technologies to drive search engine marketing strategy and decision-making. Uses search engine platforms' advertising analytics functions to gather useful information and run AB testing. Additionally, Search Engine Marketing Specialist typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Search Engine Marketing Specialist occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Search Engine Marketing Specialist typically requires 2-4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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