A Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist earns an average salary of C$42,178 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

C$36,933 - C$59,614
C$37K
C$43K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$42,835
10%
50%
90%
C$16.70 - C$20.35
C$18
MEDIAN: C$18.00
50%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$36,933 - C$59,614
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,055
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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C$35,322 - C$59,867
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 75
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$18.00
Overtime C$45.00
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,055
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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C$35,322 - C$59,867
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist

Search engine marketing (SEM) specialists work in a variety of settings, ranging from smaller websites to large firms. Job duties include planning strategies and goals for optimization results, conducting keyword research, and producing marketing campaigns. They are also in charge of auditing content and content delivery, generating detailed reports, and keeping up to date with the latest trends and concepts in search engine marketing. SEM specialists' work requires excellent communication skills, as they must regularly communicate with other departments about potential improvements and techniques. Although individuals in this position report to management, the ability to work independently is also needed. In some large firms or websites, the SEM specialist may be required to working with a team of other marketing specialists.

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Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist Tasks

  • Assist in the development and implementation of banner advertising, email and online marketing strategies.
  • Compile and organize website traffic data using tracking tools.
  • Coordinate transfer of incoming and outgoing internet information.

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Popular Skills for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$42,739

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Key Stats for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
4%

Experience Affects Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
C$43,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist Salaries

National Average
C$43,000

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼2%


Google Ad Words
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 17%