By international standards, the SEO Salary In Dubai – United Arab Emirates seem below market value. Given that $1.00 US Dollar (USD) is equal to about 3.6672 United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED) and that the average annual wage across the Information technology sector in the United Arab Emirates is 18,370 AED and the average annual salary in the UAE is 19,119 AED, SEO managers do not rate well when compared to other economies.
The average annual SEO Salary In Dubai – United Arab Emirates is a meager 8,500 AED, just above the average Web salary of 8.383 AED and well below the average income for Database and Date entry specialists of 19,833 AED. The SEO Salary In Dubai – United Arab Emirates is comparable to the average wage of 8,9378 AED earned by specialists who work in the Helpdesk and Support sector, but subpar against average wages of 10,311 AED paid to Web administrators.
By US Standards
Compared to wages earned in various web and SEO content developers in the US, the SEO Salary In Dubai – United Arab Emirates pales. In the US, web developers ae averaging about $44,237 per year. Search Engine Optimization specialists average about $49,849 per year and SEO account managers average about $45,000 per year. The SEO content developers in the UAE appear to be underpaid.
Demand for SEO services in the US is strong. Many SEO contractors work independently. In the UAE, most SEO content developers and managers are employees of larger organizations. The work is steady but the pay is substandard.
Interestingly, the average national wage in Pakistan is 5,000 AED while in India it is 12,000 AED. The SEO Salary In Dubai – United Arab Emirates falls in the middle of this range. Here’s hoping SEO wages in Dubai and the UAE improve.