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

An Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist earns an average salary of $39,652 per year.
Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Total Pay (?
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$28,898 - $55,651
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39,651
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Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Total Pay (?
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$10.10 - $19.86
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,898 - $55,651  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,117  
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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$25,098 - $55,107  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 531
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $19.86  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $31.29  
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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,117  
   
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).
)
$25,098 - $55,107  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 531
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New York
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Seattle
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Chicago
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Los Angeles
0%
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$38,000
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Salt Lake City
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salaries

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
0%
National Average
$38,000
Web Analytics
up arrow 2%
Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 3%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 7%
Web Marketing
up arrow 11%

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Gender

Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 25%
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