Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists pull down an average of $45K per year. Most Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists (52 percent) survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance.

$32,011 - $62,659
$32K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $45,427
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$12.82 - $25.76
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$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.18
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$0$65K
Salary $32,011 - $62,659
Bonus $148.16 - $7,340
Profit Sharing $1,500
Commission $503 - $17,879
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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$32,083 - $65,076
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 212
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $12.82 - $25.76
Overtime $25.67
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $148.16 - $7,340
Commission $503 - $17,879
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$32,083 - $65,076
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,484

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists, 46 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+21 percent), Orlando (+21 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), and Chicago (+12 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists in Norfolk earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. Employers in Milwaukee and Miami also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
87%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲1%

Google Analytics
▼0%

Social Media Marketing
▼0%

National Average
$45,000


Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼2%

Web Analytics
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 17%
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