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Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization Specialists are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $40K annually on average. More than half of Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization Specialists (61 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,101 - $56,875
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,221
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90%

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$10.26 - $20.73
(Median)
$10
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,101 - $56,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
Profit Sharing
$807 - $10,056  
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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$25,224 - $56,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 380
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $20.73  
   
Overtime
$16.08 - $32.59  
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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
   
Profit Sharing
$807 - $10,056  
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).
)
$25,224 - $56,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salaries

Web Analytics
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
0%

National Average
$38,000

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
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HTML
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Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Web Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 23%
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