Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist earns an average salary of $39,470 per year.
Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Total Pay (?
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$28,740 - $55,944
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39,469
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Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Total Pay (?
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$10.08 - $19.95
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,740 - $55,944  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,077  
Profit Sharing
$822 - $9,721  
Commission
$1,000 - $19,000  
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).
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$25,059 - $55,581  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 534
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $19.95  
   
Overtime
$14.83 - $31.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,077  
   
Commission
$1,000 - $19,000  
Profit Sharing
$822 - $9,721  
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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$25,059 - $55,581  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 534
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salaries

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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National Average
$38,000
Web Analytics
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Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
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HTML
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Social Media Marketing
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Web Marketing
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Gender
Female
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Male
63%
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Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 25%
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