According to new research just released, jobs in the SEO market, especially for those that require content writing, are in high demand with salaries growing at the same time.
In fact its advised that anyone seeking a content marketing position needs to be skilled in SEO as over half of content marketing jobs require SEO knowledge. The author of the article linked to below even asserts that SEO is becoming a job title rather than just a skill in this current market. Such SEO workers are expected to be able to branch out and work with content teams.
According to the report, the top five cities where SEO and content marketing jobs are available are in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston. These positions are easier to get if you can combine content marketing and SEO skills.
- In the past 5 years there has been a 22% increase in SEO job positions and a 23% increase in salaries.
- 46.7% of content writing jobs require SEO skills.
- SEO and content teams are increasingly working together rather than in the silos of the past.
“According to the latest research, demand for SEO jobs is at an all-time high — but it’s the ability to write content that is the most sought after.”
My Key Takeaway…I need to ask for a raise!
Read the full article here: https://www.searchenginejournal.com/want-content-marketer-better-know-seo/