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 $68,814 as of February 26, 2021, but the range typically falls between $62,267 and $75,140. 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

Search Engine Optimization Specialist monitors site wide daily performance metrics and use 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 utilizes website analytics 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 knowledge of technical website elements involved with indexing. Proficient using a variety of SEO tools like Google Analytics and Search Console,TagManager, AdWords, Screaming Frog, SEMRush, Moz, Authority Labs. Experienced with HTML, CSS, Javascript. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Search Engine Optimization Specialist 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 typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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