Below are all the notable resources we could find for Director of Search Engine Optimization salaries, making this the most complete way to research salary information for popular digital marketing jobs. The listings include the top-line salary number plus additional features at each site. By combining all the data points and personalization features, you can get a much better idea of your potential salary.


Director of Search Engine Optimization has a decent amount of salary information, although not as much as more popular positions such as Director of Digital Marketing or Direct of Ecommerce.

For sites that included both jobs, Directors of SEO typically made $10K-30K more than SEO Managers (average $20K). Compared to other Director-level positions, SEO made $10K more than Social Media, $10K-$15K less than Digital Marketing, and $30-$35K less than Ecommerce.


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MT weighted average salary: $101,109 (more info)


$100K to $150K for “Director, SEO/SEM” as of 2014-2015.
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Average $83.1K for “Search Engine Optimization Director” as of Nov 2014.
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Average $89K for “Director of SEO” as of Nov 2014
Average $100K for “SEO Director” as of Nov 2014
Average $120K for “Director of Search Engine Optimization” as of Nov 2014.

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Average $86K for “Director of SEO” as of Nov 2014.
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