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Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists take home an average $45K annually. Most Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$32,258 - $61,826
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,535
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$11.90 - $25.00
(Median)
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,258 - $61,826  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,900  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,944 - $62,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 227
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.90 - $25.00  
   
Overtime
$26.53 - $30.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,900  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$30,944 - $62,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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National Average
$44,000

Web Analytics
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Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
up arrow 3%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%