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The average pay for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist is R146,752 per year.

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R74,536 - R362,992
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R146,849

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist in Johannesburg:
"Great learning."
Pros: Working with people and learning new things about the business word that is why I chose marketing.
Cons: There is none... Im thankfull for what I have.

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Key Stats for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%

Experience Affects Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist Salaries

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National Average
R147,000

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 85%