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Search Engineer Salary in SF Bay Area

Search Engineer Job Description

A Search Engineer has the responsibility of developing new ways to improve the search engine results for the company they work for. Search Engineers recognize that the dynamics of search engines change frequently, and they stay on top of them. This role is essential to the success of the company they work for. Search Engineers strive to improve the quality of a company's search engine results and to try and increase the conversion rate.

Search Engineers create new search features and infrastructure and must be familiar with the different frameworks. They need to know how to measure, develop and analyze performance. Search Engineers need to have strong knowledge of operating systems like Linux, experience building SAAS applications, experience with agile and test-driven applications and object-oriented programming skills with languages such as Ruby and Java.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Search Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Search Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$172,527
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $100,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $170,000.

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Compare Search Engineer salaries by region

Search Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $192,074
  3. Seattle
  4. $183,911
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $180,666
  7. Houston
  8. $176,666
  9. New York
  10. $175,780
  11. Boston
  12. $171,213
  13. Austin
  14. $169,710
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $165,200
  17. Tampa
  18. $165,000
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $164,949
  21. Minneapolis/St Paul
  22. $160,000
  23. Toronto
  24. C$157,131
  25. Denver
  26. $157,000
  27. Chicago
  28. $154,666
  29. Atlanta
  30. $154,166
  31. San Diego
  32. $151,200
  33. Philadelphia
  34. $127,555
  35. London
  36. £88,193
  37. France
  38. €71,500
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $192,074
  3. Seattle
  4. $183,911
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $180,666
  7. Houston
  8. $176,666
  9. New York
  10. $175,780
  11. Boston
  12. $171,213
  13. Austin
  14. $169,710
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $165,200
  17. Tampa
  18. $165,000
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $164,949
  21. Minneapolis/St Paul
  22. $160,000
  23. Toronto
  24. C$157,131
  25. Denver
  26. $157,000
  27. Chicago
  28. $154,666
  29. Atlanta
  30. $154,166
  31. San Diego
  32. $151,200
  33. Philadelphia
  34. $127,555
  35. London
  36. £88,193
  37. France
  38. €71,500
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Where Search Engineers are highest in demand

    Search Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: