Average Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst Salary

$49,831
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst is $49,831.
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$37k
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MEDIAN $49,831
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Salary
$37k - $68k
Bonus
$970 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$37k - $70k

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Job Description for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst Tasks
  • Collect and analyze data on internet site access destinations, customer preferences, and buying habits to identify potential markets.
  • Conduct research on online consumer trends to predict successful electronic marketing strategies.
  • Seek and provide information to help companies determine new online customer markets.
  • Measure and assess customer satisfaction of website.

Popular Employer Salaries for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst are from the companies Merkle, Inc., Starcom Mediavest Group and Digitas, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Digitas, Inc. where the average pay is $55,000. Starcom Mediavest Group pays the lowest at around $37,570.

Career Paths

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Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst
Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Manager
Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist
Senior Marketing Analyst
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Popular Skills for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst

Skills in Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Microsoft Excel and Google Ad Words are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Google Analytics and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst

An entry-level Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,286 based on 25 salaries. An early career Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,275 based on 141 salaries. A mid-career Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,497 based on 23 salaries.
Employees with Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (10.4% more) and New York, New York (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (21.4% less), Austin, Texas (18.3% less) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (12.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 189 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.2%
Early Career
74.6%
Mid Career
12.2%