WILTON, CT, Apr 12, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Onward Search, the nation’s leading staffing agency for digital marketing and creative professionals, has released an infographic titled PPC Jobs Salary Guide, examining career options for search engine marketing professionals who specialize in pay-per-click (PPC) management. The guide, which can be found on the Onward Search Career Center ( http://www.onwardsearch.com/PPC-Jobs-Salary-Guide/ ), outlines the strongest US marketplaces for PPC jobs, lists which job titles are in the highest demand, and presents the associated salary ranges for those titles and locations.
The PPC Jobs Salary Guide reveals that New York City has the greatest number of job openings for PPC professionals, followed by Chicago, IL and San Jose, CA. “Online Marketing Manager” (or PPC Manager / SEM Manager) is shown to be the most in-demand profession, representing 39% of all PPC job postings over the last year, based on data obtained from Onward Search’s proprietary Recruitics(TM) software. The guide also indicates that the profession with the highest earning potential was “Director of Internet Marketing” (or “SEM Director”), with New York and San Francisco topping the list of highest paying markets for that job title.
“PPC specialists are critical to driving a successful Internet marketing strategy,” says Ken Clark, president of Onward Search. “We’re excited to put forth this guide that provides an all-encompassing look at the current state of the PPC career landscape. We hope this will become a valuable resource within the PPC community for job seekers and hiring managers alike.”
Onward Search has seen triple digit percent growth in PPC jobs over last three years, making it one of the most in demand professions in the Internet Marketing space. The company places PPC talent at the local contract level through their nine nationwide offices and nationally through their Executive Search department.
In addition to being a leading provider of digital marketing and creative jobs, Onward Search takes pride in providing industry-relevant educational resources to assist job seekers in advancing their careers. The release of the PPC Jobs Salary Guide marks the company’s third installment in their series of guides for Internet Marketing professionals, with previous infographics covering salary expectations, major markets, and demand for jobs openings in both SEO and social media.
By Tim Spagnola
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