Average Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst Salary

$48,799
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,500
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst is $48,799.
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$37k
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$49k
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$71k
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MEDIAN $48,799
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Salary
$37k - $71k
Bonus
$1 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $4k
Total Pay
$33k - $77k

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Job Description for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst Tasks
  • Define and implement search marketing strategies and activities.
  • Assess websites and tools to recommend keywords, link strategies, and web analytics.
  • Create, automate, and track search and traffic metrics.

Popular Employer Salaries for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst are from the companies Dealer.Com, Reachlocal and Scorpion Design. Reported salaries are highest at Reachlocal where the average pay is $57,391. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Scorpion Design, earning around $50,000. Levelwing pays the lowest at around $36,397. Dealer.Com also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $43,334.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager
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Marketing Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst

Skills in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Google Analytics, Web Analytics, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst

An entry-level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,602 based on 59 salaries. An early career Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,850 based on 272 salaries. A mid-career Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,429 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,160 based on 24 salaries.
Employees with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 79.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (7.4% more) and New York, New York (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (19.0% less) and San Diego, California (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 424 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.9%
Early Career
64.2%
Mid Career
16.3%
Experienced
5.7%

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