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The average pay for a Mid-Career Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director is $97,379 per year. A skill in Web Analytics is associated with high pay for this job.

$58,868 - $140,219
MEDIAN: $92,277

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Salary $58,868 - $140,219
Bonus $497 - $24,658
Profit Sharing $6,000
Commission $1,200
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$57,585 - $146,513
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

Job Description for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director

Search engine optimization (SEO) directors serve as innovators and often work in teams to brainstorm ideas for improving SEO for an organization's online presence. They are primarily responsible for supervising SEO employees and typically work in office settings, and attending meetings may be necessary on a regular basis.


Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director Tasks

  • Develop and drive strategies to maximize an organization's SEO performance.
  • Collaborate strongly with taxonomists and back-end technology experts to create a robust data infrastructure.
  • Monitor trends in search engine prioritization and collaborate across departments to take advantage of opportunities with current and future online strategies.
  • Assemble a team of SEO analysts and facilitate healthy organization and communication.

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Key Stats for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director


22 %
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Director Salaries

Web Analytics

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


22 %
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 13%