$54,737
Avg. Salary
$22.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,440

Profit Sharing

$6,900

The average pay for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist is $22.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist is $54,737 per year.

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$35,695 - $80,502
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$0$82K
Salary $35,695 - $80,502
Bonus $498 - $7,015
Profit Sharing $6,900
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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$35,253 - $82,321
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 144
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.46 - $41.16
Overtime $34.14
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $498 - $7,015
Profit Sharing $6,900
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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$35,253 - $82,321
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Austin?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist in Austin:
"Home Based Worker."
Pros: I am a home-based independent contracting working from Maine.
Cons: Lack of benefits.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist in Charlotte:
Pros: Charlotte is a great place to work, there's plenty of opportunity in banking and healthcare industries specifically.
Cons: The traffic can be pretty bad at times.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist in Voorhees:
"Keep Your Skills Sharp."
Always keep up-to-date on the latest industry trends as this field changes quickly.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist in Los Angeles:
Pros: Problem solving, creative, interesting. Never the same.
Cons: Superficial benchmarks designed to keep track of progress. Often expected to complete more work than possible within 40 hour work week.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist in Phoenix:
"S EO experience."
Pros: I really enjoy building and designing websites for clients and seeing the success for the client of what I have helped them with.
Cons: Lack of compensation for what I do.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist in Franklin:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, no stress,"
Pros: No stress, good people work togetherno.
Cons: No bad.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist in Scottsdale:
"Constantly Changing."
Pros: SEO is just good knowledge to have. If you want to start a business, having a solid SEO background can give you a leg up on the competition. IT's a constantly changing environment, so you have to be adept to change which make it interesting. You have to think creatively.
Cons: SEO is a lot of hard work. What you do this year could be outdated the next.

Key Stats for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
5-9 years
86%
10-19 years
14%

Skills That Affect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salaries

Web Content Management
▲10%

HTML
▲9%

Google Analytics
▲7%

National Average
$54,000

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
▼2%

Web Analytics
▼3%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼5%

Web Marketing
▼5%

Social Media Marketing
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 26%