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Search Engine Optimization Specialists


The SEMPO 2015 State of Search Marketing Report found that salaries for digital marketing professionals in general, including search engine optimization specialists, rose about 16 percent from 2013 earnings levels with substantial growth in the number of workers earning $100,000 or more. Payscale. com estimated the national average salary for SEO specialists at $42,499 in 2016. Search engine optimization managers averaged $63,792 in annual earnings, and digital marketing managers brought in an average of $62,539. reported an annual earnings range of $57,000 to $83,000 for SEO professionals, with an average of $71,000. Salaries may continue to rise as companies prioritize optimal search results and as workers gain experience.

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