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According to US Salary Comparisons at Indeed.com, the average USD salary currently being offered to US based SEM professionals is $77,000. This is $28K above the average salaries being posted for regular marketing roles.
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from TannerC 2427 Days ago #
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I knew SOMETHING good would come of this job.

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from DamnDomainer 2427 Days ago #
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What is the difference between SEM and PPC?

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from planetc1 2427 Days ago #
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I would have thought the number would have been higher than that.

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from HawaiiSEO 2427 Days ago #
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According to the website... (Indeed.com) A "Bum" in Los Angeles earns $70K versus a "Search Engine Marketer" who only earns $39K. Check it out! tinyurl.com/3alv9c

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from Kalena 2427 Days ago #
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Depends who you talk to DD. Some people see them as one and the same, while others (me included) see SEM as the umbrella description that covers SEO and PPC activity.

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from Kalena 2427 Days ago #
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LOL! Think I’ll head to LA right now. I’ve got the perfect outfit for the bum job interview.

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from alexorella 2426 Days ago #
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Looks like I have some renegotiating to do.

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from Kalena 2425 Days ago #
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I had an email from Indeed.com about this post and they were pretty happy being featured on Sphinn. They said that the use of “bum” is either an abbreviation for Business Unit Manager or refers to a bum culture in the geographical area where a job is offered. Also, in a Salary Search tool, under the salary figures, there’s a so-called confidence bar that indicates on how many sources that information is based. For a bum, the confidence is low: under 75 sources; for a “marketing manager,” it’s high confidence with more than 250 sources.

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from -mj- 2235 Days ago #
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I dont get it...Where is the difference between SEM and Search Engine Marketing as well as SEO and Search Engine Optimization?In that case its better to be an SEM than a Search Engine Marketer?!

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