Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director Salary

A Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director earns an average salary of $84,847 per year. A skill in Web Analytics is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$49,395 - $127,516
MEDIAN: $84,846

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$49,395 - $127,516  
$244.68 - $21,852  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $31,808  
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$49,201 - $140,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Job Description for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director

  • Monitor trends in search engine prioritization and collaborate across departments to take advantage of opportunities with current and future online strategies.
  • Assemble a team of SEO analysts and facilitate healthy organization and communication.
  • Develop and drive strategies to maximize an organization's SEO performance.
  • Collaborate strongly with taxonomists and back-end technology experts to create a robust data infrastructure.

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Experience Affects Salaries


National Average

up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Salaries

Web Analytics
up arrow 25%

Web Development
up arrow 8%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%

National Average

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.


8 %
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%