Digital Content Writer I Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does a Digital Content Writer I make in Chicago, IL? The average Digital Content Writer I salary in Chicago, IL is $48,458 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $46,367 and $52,279. 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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Job Description

Writes, edits, proofreads, and copyedits content for various channels including online platforms and print publications. Researches, validates, and develops clear and compelling content that adheres to required branding and style guidelines. Incorporates search engine optimization best practices in all materials produced. Ensures that all grammar, spelling, flow, tone, and style are appropriate for the writing project. Utilizes content management tools to prepare materials. Requires a bachelor's degree in english, communication, journalism or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Digital Content Writer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Digital Content Writer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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