Average Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist with Google Ad Words Skills Salary

$47,519
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,899
Bonus
$9,000
Commission
$2,100
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist with Google Ad Words skills is $47,519.
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$36k
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MEDIAN $47,519
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Salary
$36k - $66k
Bonus
$481 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $5k
Commission
$2k - $10k
Total Pay
$35k - $68k

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Popular Skills for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist

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

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

An entry-level Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,998 based on 27 salaries. An early career Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,365 based on 257 salaries. A mid-career Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,408 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,496 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 26.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (4.6% less) and Denver, Colorado (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 337 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.0%
Early Career
76.3%
Mid Career
13.9%
Experienced
1.8%

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