Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Professional Salary

The average salary for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Professional is $45,509 per year.

$31,106 - $81,871

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$31,106 - $81,871  
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$31,790 - $83,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Professional

Search engine optimization (SEO) professionals (sometimes referred to as a SEO "specialists" or "experts") are responsible for implementing a variety of SEO strategies for clients, either independently or from within an organization. These professionals generally work in offices - sometimes home offices - during traditional business hours.


Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Professional Tasks

  • Conduct keyword and market research and serve as chief subject matter expert in everything SEO.
  • Copy edit, check branding, and communicate needs to other writers and marketing specialists.
  • Implement SEO strategies with target goals in mind.
  • Analyze page hits and other data.

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 22%