Where to Land the Best Paying SEO Jobs [Infographic]

New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are home to the most open SEO positions, according to Onward Search infographic SEO Salary Guide for the Top 20 U.S. Markets. Using job posting data collected from SimplyHired.com, they put together a list of the cities with the most opportunity for SEO professionals at the time of publication.

A second section displays a breakdown of the different types of SEO jobs listed throughout 2011 on the Onward Search Recruitics platform. SEO manager positions were listed most often, with 27 percent of all postings seeking this type of SEO pro. SEO analysts/specialists and SEO/SM directors were second and third in demand, at 25 and 21 percent, respectively.

Finally, the visual shows average salaries for SEO jobs in the top 20 cities listed above, with a range from the 25th to 75th percentile. The salary data was collected from Indeed.com.


Infographic via Onward Search

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A member of the Professional Writer's Association of Canada, Miranda has authored more than 60 e-books, 300 client projects, and thousands of articles and blog posts for clients ranging from SMBs to government agencies and Fortune 100 companies.

Miranda studied e-commerce at Athabasca University and specializes in marketing, business and educational material. She currently assists the Province of Ontario Ministries of Research & Innovation and Economic Development, Trade & Employment with their copywriting and SEO goals. She is one of a handful of Canadian consultants experienced with Ontario's new adult literacy curriculum framework and as such, is contracted by literacy agencies and publishing houses to develop new learning material.