The average salary for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst is $46,188 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,277 - $62,449
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$33K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $46,187
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$13.23 - $35.75
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$36
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,277 - $62,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,137  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,386 - $65,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.23 - $35.75  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,386 - $65,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst

A search engine optimization (SEO) analyst is responsible for ensuring that a business' online content can be found and viewed by potential and current customers. This analyst is part of a marketing team and is an important part in the planning of the business' marketing campaign. With their technical expertise, search engine optimization analysts are able to provide insight into search engine optimization and the user experience with digital content; they are able to relate this information to marketing managers to help shape the marketing campaign to be more successful.

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst Tasks

  • Create, automate, and track search and traffic metrics.
  • Assess websites and tools to recommend keywords, link strategies, and web analytics.
  • Define and implement search marketing strategies and activities.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,602

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Experience Affects Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst Salaries

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
up arrow 14%

Google Ad Words
up arrow 7%


Google Analytics
0%

National Average
$46,000

Web Analytics
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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