Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salary

A Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager earns an average salary of $64,921 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.

$44,066 - $92,929
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$66K
$93K
MEDIAN: $65,657
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$13.18 - $39.45
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,066 - $92,929  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
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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$41,164 - $93,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 221
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$2.50  
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
$0.00 - $9,881  
   
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).
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$41,164 - $93,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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

  • Organize and run projects and campaigns to improve website search result listings.
  • Conduct analysis to evaluate the performance of search engine optimization strategies.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,855

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Key Stats for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
0%
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Experience Affects Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries

▲11%

▲8%

National Average
$66,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries



Social Media Marketing
▼0%

National Average
$66,000

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼1%


Online Marketing
▼8%

HTML
▼15%

Web Content Management
▼23%

Social Media Optimization
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 15%
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