Search Engine Optimization Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Search Engine Optimization Specialist make in the United States? The average Search Engine Optimization Specialist salary in the United States is $59,324 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $56,345 and $68,643. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Search Engine Optimization Specialist develops technology through the search engine to promote the company's website traffic. Uses a variety of Search Engine Optimization tools and web analytics tools such as keyword ranking, backlinks, meta tags, title annotations, and indexing activities to support data compilation and development recommendations. Being a Search Engine Optimization Specialist monitors and identifies trends and transfers data into policies. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Search Engine Optimization Specialist typically reports to a manager. The Search Engine Optimization Specialist gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Search Engine Optimization Specialist typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Search Engine Optimization Specialist

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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