Average Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salary

$68,204
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,985
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$2,500
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The average salary for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager is $68,204.
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$47k
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What Do Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Managers Do?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Tasks
  • Organize and run projects and campaigns to improve website search result listings.
  • Conduct analysis to evaluate the performance of search engine optimization strategies.
  • Establish relationships with other websites in order to expand link connections and create partnerships.
  • Carry out search engine optimization, including conducting key word research, building links, choosing domain names.

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

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 Web Content Management, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Google Analytics.

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

An entry-level Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,435 based on 5 salaries. An early career Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,675 based on 180 salaries. A mid-career Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,468 based on 226 salaries. An experienced Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,086 based on 88 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,383.
Employees with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.1% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16.0% less) and Austin, Texas (9.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 505 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
35.6%
Mid Career
44.8%
Experienced
17.4%
Late Career
1.2%