Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salary

A Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager earns an average salary of $70,337 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$38,809 - $100,672
$39K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,337
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$38,809 - $100,672  
   
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$1,600  
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$39,156 - $100,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager

Senior search engine optimization (SEO) managers lead teams of SEO staff, create projects, and delegate tasks, and must determine how certain content can be optimized for search engines so that both paid and organic search results are highly visible. These managers also work with other departments within the company, such as graphic design, marketing, programming, and client services.

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Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Tasks

  • Develop tools, best practices and strategies to increase organic web-traffic.
  • Conduct keyword and market research and serve as chief subject matter expert in everything SEO.
  • Collaborate with product teams and project managers to implement best practices that improve organic traffic.
  • Review websites to identify and improve site architecture, new page designs, content development, and linking.

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Key Stats for Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salaries

Web Analytics
▲5%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▲2%

National Average
$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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