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Average Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst Salary

$49,714
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,986
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst is $49,714.
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$37k
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$70k
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What Do Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analysts Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst

3.8 out of 5
(65)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews

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 The Home Depot Inc., Dealer.Com and Reachlocal. Reported salaries are highest at The Home Depot Inc. where the average pay is $59,869. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Reachlocal, earning around $57,391. Levelwing pays the lowest at around $36,397. Dealer.Com also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $43,334.

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What Are Popular Skills for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analysts?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analysts?

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 $42,754 based on 61 salaries. An early career Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,833 based on 285 salaries. A mid-career Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,982 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,168 based on 39 salaries.
Employees with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 91.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (17.7% more) and New York, New York (15.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (9.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 455 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.4%
Early Career
62.6%
Mid Career
15.4%
Experienced
8.6%

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