How much does a Search Engine Optimization Specialist I make in the United States? The average Search Engine Optimization Specialist I salary in the United States is $72,349 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $65,665 and $80,000. 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. 

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Job Description for Search Engine Optimization Specialist I

Search Engine Optimization Specialist I monitors site-wide daily performance metrics and uses SEO tools and techniques to optimize site traffic, improve user experience, and increase conversions. Conducts keyword research, search behavior analyses, technical audits, and content gap analyses. Being a Search Engine Optimization Specialist I utilizes website analytics and a variety of SEO tools to create reports, audits and dashboards to identify areas for optimization. Conducts competitive research and deploys the latest developments in SEO. Additionally, Search Engine Optimization Specialist I requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Search Engine Optimization Specialist I occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Search Engine Optimization Specialist I typically requires 2-4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Search Engine Optimization Specialist I: Web Analytics, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Keyword Research, Conversion Rate Optimization Software ...More

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