How Much Should SEOs Earn

Rand at SEOMoz has another excellent post named SEO Salaries - How Much Should You Make. He details what he believes SEOs of all calibers should make. Here is a quick snap shot:

In-House SEOs:

  • VP/Director of Search Marketing: $100,000 - $350,000+
  • Director/Manager of Organic Search: $75,000 - $150,000
  • SEO Guru: $75,000 - $200,000
  • Campaign Manager: $55,00 - $100,000
  • SEO Specialist: $40,000 - $80,000

SEO Agency Employees:

  • SEO Director: $50,000 - $100,000
  • Search Marketing Consultant: $60,000 - $200,000
  • Link Builder: $35,000 - $100,000
  • Content Writer: $35,000 - $75,000
  • SEO Researcher: $30,000 - $60,000
  • Client Relations Coordinator: $35,000 - $75,00

There are surprising reads and detailed explanations of each category, so definitely worth a read.