Search Marketing Strategists


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+19% (much faster than the average)


What Search Marketing Strategists Do

Employ search marketing tactics to increase visibility and engagement with content, products, or services in Internet-enabled devices or interfaces. Examine search query behaviors on general or specialty search engines or other Internet-based content. Analyze research, data, or technology to understand user intent and measure outcomes for ongoing optimization.

Other Job Titles Search Marketing Strategists May Have

Digital Media Planner, Online Marketing Consultant, Paid Search Strategist, SEO Strategist (Search Engine Optimization Strategist)

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Social Media Coordinator ,

Professional Bull Riders

Every day is different, but throughout the day I'm constantly working with other teams and interacting with various fans. On event days, I'm updating social media accounts to give fans a behind-the-scenes look into the sport.

Digital Associate ,


Work with #YesWeCode team to develop and implement a strategy to grow our social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and other social platforms. This includes engaging with our followers and community regularly and developing and promoting original digital content.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Manage tracking and reporting of search-related activities and provide analyses to marketing executives.
  • Optimize digital assets, such as text, graphics, or multimedia assets, for search engine optimization (SEO) or for display and usability on internet-connected devices.
  • Collect and analyze Web metrics, such as visits, time on site, page views per visit, transaction volume and revenue, traffic mix, click-through rates, conversion rates, cost per acquisition, or cost per click.
  • Participate in the development or implementation of online marketing strategy.
  • Optimize Web site exposure by analyzing search engine patterns to direct online placement of keywords or other content.

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