$46,018
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,750

Profit Sharing

$12,000

A Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist with Web Marketing skills earns an average salary of $46,431 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$32,374 - $69,151
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$46K
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MEDIAN: $46,018
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$12.37 - $26.20
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$0$69K
Salary $32,374 - $69,151
Bonus $102 - $4,989
Profit Sharing $12,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,995 - $67,246
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 116
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $12.37 - $26.20
Overtime $16.61 - $45.62
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $102 - $4,989
Profit Sharing $12,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,995 - $67,246
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

Job Description for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist

Search engine optimization (SEO) specialists help develop and/or implement an SEO strategy for their organization. They ensure their company appears early in the search results for relevant keywords within a wide variety of search engines. This may happen, for example, through the use of important keywords throughout their company's website, including paragraphs that the viewer reads and the "meta tags" within the website's "head tags"; cross-linking between a website's pages is another SEO strategy. SEO specialists may focus on one or more types of searches, such as image, video, academic and local searches. These specialists must continuously stay up to date on new and improved methods of improving their company's online visibility, integrating improvements into their company's strategy as needed. They also need to collaborate with other professionals within their company related to the design and content of their company's website to ensure SEO strategies are used effectively.

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Tasks

  • Implement SEO strategies with target goals in mind.
  • Analyze the success of SEO campaigns and communicate the results to stakeholders.
  • Conduct competitive analysis and content optimization.
  • Write web content and design online campaigns for clients.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 17%