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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salary

A Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager earns an average salary of $58,333 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.

$40,169 - $88,099
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$88K
MEDIAN: $58,333
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$15.36 - $73.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,169 - $88,099  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,105  
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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$39,310 - $93,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.36 - $73.19  
   
Overtime
$23.13 - $103.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,105  
   
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).
)
$39,310 - $93,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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 46%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%

Web Analytics
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 14%

Web Content Management
up arrow 14%

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%
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