Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salary

A Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager earns an average salary of $65,667 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.

$44,611 - $93,106
$45K
$66K
$93K
MEDIAN: $65,667
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$14.06 - $40.55
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MEDIAN: $26.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,611 - $93,106  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$43,339 - $94,526  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.06 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$16.25  
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 - $10,033  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$43,339 - $94,526  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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

  • 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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Key Stats for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

▲8%

National Average
$66,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries

Web Analytics
▼0%

Google Analytics
▼0%

National Average
$66,000


Social Media Marketing
▼1%

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
▼4%

Online Marketing
▼9%

HTML
▼16%

Web Content Management
▼24%

Social Media Optimization
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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