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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salary (United States)

A Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager earns an average salary of $57,834 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salary (?
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$39,016 - $83,105
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $57,834
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salary (?
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$14.72 - $72.72
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,016 - $83,105  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,952  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $11,745  
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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$37,825 - $89,379  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $72.72  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $122.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,952  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $11,745  
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).
)
$37,825 - $89,379  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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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$57,000
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Experience Affects Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 45%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries

National Average
$57,000
HTML
up arrow 2%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 3%
Web Analytics
up arrow 3%
Web Content Management
up arrow 12%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 13%
Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 16%