Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist Salary

An average Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialist can expect to take home roughly $46K per year. Most Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,410 - $63,481
$32K
$46K
$63K
MEDIAN: $46,093
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$12.82 - $25.83
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MEDIAN: $20.66
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$0$65K
Salary $32,410 - $63,481
Bonus $147.95 - $7,500
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$32,423 - $65,642
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 207
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $12.82 - $25.83
Overtime $26.68
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $147.95 - $7,500
Commission $503 - $17,879
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$32,423 - $65,642
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,185

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

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 46 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+21 percent), Orlando (+20 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), and Chicago (+12 percent). Compared to the national average, Norfolk Entry-Level Search Engine Marketing Specialists have considerably lower salaries, 22 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Milwaukee (12 percent lower) and Miami (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
85%
5-9 years
8%
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Skills That Affect Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Social Media Marketing
▼1%


Google Analytics
▼2%

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼4%

Web Analytics
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 17%
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