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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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Compare Search Engineer salaries by region

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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $195,485
  3. Austin
  4. $183,500
  5. Seattle
  6. $182,206
  7. New York
  8. $177,363
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $176,125
  11. Boston
  12. $169,933
  13. Chicago
  14. $169,900
  15. Philadelphia
  16. $169,853
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $165,867
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $158,444
  21. Toronto
  22. C$148,333
  23. Columbus
  24. $132,000
  25. Atlanta
  26. $121,000
  27. Tampa
  28. $110,000
  29. London
  30. £94,096
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $195,485
  3. Austin
  4. $183,500
  5. Seattle
  6. $182,206
  7. New York
  8. $177,363
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $176,125
  11. Boston
  12. $169,933
  13. Chicago
  14. $169,900
  15. Philadelphia
  16. $169,853
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $165,867
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $158,444
  21. Toronto
  22. C$148,333
  23. Columbus
  24. $132,000
  25. Atlanta
  26. $121,000
  27. Tampa
  28. $110,000
  29. London
  30. £94,096
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Where Search Engineers are highest in demand

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