Interesting infographic on SEO salaries, job titles and top 20 cities for SEO jobs. While SEO job opportunities and salaries rise in the obvious “coastal” marketplaces, it’s good to see some midwest and southern markets included here such as Atlanta and Austin. This information can provide you and your business with a good barometer for a potential in-house SEO hire. Though it doesn’t break down exactly the responsibilities for each job title (since many of the responsibilities across each one often overlap) you can at least get a sense for how you want to position your new hire hunt online.
As an additional reference, we’ve listed the job titles below in order of what we believe to be level of expertise and responsibilities, thus compensation:
1. SEO/Search Marketing Director
2. SEO Manager
3. SEO Analyst/Specialist
4. Content/Keyword Strategist + Link Builder
5. Web/SEO Copywriter
What do you think of these statistics? Are they inline with what you see in your region of the country? If you’re a small business owner, does this data make you want to hire an in-house SEO professional or outsource to an SEO agency?
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