Average Experienced Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager Salary

$73,884
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,028
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
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The average salary for an Experienced Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager is $73,884.
10%
$53k
10%
$74k
50%
$108k
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90%
MEDIAN $73,884
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Salary
$53k - $108k
Bonus
$400 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$54k - $119k

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Job Description for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager

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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Popular Skills for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager

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

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

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 $52,088 based on 21 salaries. An early career Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,379 based on 238 salaries. A mid-career Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,960 based on 239 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,075.
Employees with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 64.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (33.0% more) and New York, New York (21.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 503 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
47.3%
Mid Career
47.5%
Late Career
1.0%