$45,080
Avg. Salary
$17.38
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,028

Profit Sharing

$1,000

Commission

$15,000

The average pay for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist with Web Content Management skills is $17.38 per hour.

The average pay for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist with Web Content Management skills is $45,080 per year.

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MEDIAN $45,080
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$0$65K
Salary $34,515 - $65,240
Bonus $98.14 - $5,721
Profit Sharing $1,000
Commission $15,000
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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$31,669 - $64,568
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 164
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $12.31 - $27.33
Overtime $32.01
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $98.14 - $5,721
Commission $15,000
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$31,669 - $64,568
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲35%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 19%