A Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager earns an average salary of $64,358 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$43,697 - $91,825
(Median)
$44K
$64K
$92K
MEDIAN: $64,358
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$14.06 - $40.55
(Median)
$14
$26
$41
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,697 - $91,825  
   
Bonus
$6.70 - $10,434  
Profit Sharing
$506  
Commission
$2,500  
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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$42,543 - $92,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.06 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$6.70 - $10,434  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$506  
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).
)
$42,543 - $92,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager

The goal of a search engine optimization (SEO) manager is to make his/her company’s search results appear as the top results (organic, not paid) in various search engines when relevant searches are made. Although SEO is the main duty of the job, this manager may also increase presence in various online directories in order to promote the company.

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Tasks

  • Establish relationships with other websites in order to expand link connections and create partnerships.
  • Carry out search engine optimization, including conducting key word research, building links, choosing domain names.
  • Organize and run projects and campaigns to improve website search result listings.
  • Conduct analysis to evaluate the performance of search engine optimization strategies.

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Experience Affects Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Web Analytics
up arrow 1%

Google Analytics
0%

National Average
$65,000

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 1%

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
up arrow 7%

Online Marketing
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 14%

Web Content Management
up arrow 23%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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