Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salary

The average Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization Specialist can expect to rake in roughly $42K annually. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 61 percent of Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization Specialists are male. Although slightly more than a fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Most Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction.

$30,738 - $60,875
$31K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,734
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$12.35 - $24.84
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$17
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MEDIAN: $16.77
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$0$60K
Salary $30,738 - $60,875
Bonus $0.00 - $5,122
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
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$29,746 - $60,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 340
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.35 - $24.84
Overtime $17.54 - $38.52
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,122
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$29,746 - $60,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 125

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,721

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization Specialists in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 47 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+35 percent), Boston (+25 percent), Salt Lake City (+19 percent), and Seattle (+18 percent). Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization Specialists in Dallas take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 24 percent less than the national average. Employers in Portland and Phoenix also lean toward paying below-median salaries (18 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Advice

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"Keep Your Skills Sharp."
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Key Stats for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salaries

Web Content Management
▲6%

Web Marketing
▲4%

▲1%

Web Analytics
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼1%


Google Ad Words
▼1%


Social Media Marketing
▼7%

Copywriting
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 23%
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