The average salary for an Early-Career Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist with Google Analytics skills is $46,533.
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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 skill…Read more
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Popular Skills for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist
Google Ad Words
Skills in Google Ad Words, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Data Analysis.
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 $41,107 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,251 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 6 salaries.
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Employees with Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (9.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Knoxville, Tennessee (12.5% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5.4% less) and Denver, Colorado (2.3% less).
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