Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director Salary

A Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director earns an average salary of $90,012 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Web Analytics. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$55,787 - $141,922
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MEDIAN: $90,012
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$55,787 - $141,922  
   
Bonus
$590 - $24,566  
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $32,944  
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$50,873 - $151,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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Job Description for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director

Search engine optimization (SEO) directors serve as innovators and often work in teams to brainstorm ideas for improving SEO for an organization's online presence. They are primarily responsible for supervising SEO employees and typically work in office settings, and attending meetings may be necessary on a regular basis.

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director Salaries

▲20%

▲3%

National Average
$97,000

▼36%

Skills That Affect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director Salaries

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
▲28%

▲16%


People Management
▲2%

National Average
$97,000

Web Development
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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