Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists can expect to earn an average of $45K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists making up 55 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists.

$32,048 - $63,292
$32K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $44,709
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$13.58 - $25.53
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$26
MEDIAN: $17.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,048 - $63,292  
   
Bonus
$150.75 - $6,153  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Commission
$9,000  
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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$31,338 - $64,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$23.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$150.75 - $6,153  
   
Commission
$9,000  
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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$31,338 - $64,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,681

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Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 49 percent. Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+23 percent), Orlando (+23 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), and Chicago (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Norfolk, which sits 21 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Milwaukee and 8 percent less in Miami, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
86%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲3%

Google Analytics
▲2%

Social Media Marketing
▲2%


Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼1%

Web Analytics
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 15%