ClickZ has a nice two part article, the second part being on SEM Salaries. The article shows that an entry-level SEM position salary can range from $30,000 to $45,000 or about $10 per hour for part-time help. If you have about three to five years of experience, you can expect to earn from $50,000 to $75,000. The article says that those SEMs with more tenure and are "expert-level" can earn $75,000 to $90,000 a year. Senior managers can earn $70,000 to $120,000, SEM Directors should expect $95,000 to $150,000 and VP level positions should demand $100,000 to $200,000 a year. The author does note that compensation does vary widely based on the company you would like to work at.
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