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Search Engineer Salary in Seattle

Search Engineer Job Description

A search engineer's main role is to assess the websites of clients to make changes for optimized search engine results. They can be an individual consultant, a company employee or work for a consulting firm. Search engineers are also known as SEO specialists. They understand keyword related searches and how to write specific SEO copy. Search engineers can easily figure out a company's goals in order to know who the target audience is to boost web traffic sales or marketing. They set up a plan to improve search engine rankings on platforms like Google, Bing and Yahoo. These engineers are aware of the newest SEO standards for understanding the search engine results pages (SERPs) the search engine platforms are using. They also maximize web traffic for companies by fixing structural issues, adding particular phrases or keywords, rewriting HTML title tags, testing website layouts and finding valuable inbound links or increasing backlinks.

Living and Working in Seattle

The Emerald City has a growing business and professional services industry. Its technology and biotech sectors are expanding with companies like Cray Inc., Juno Therapeutics and ZymoGenetics. There are also plenty of startups from entrepreneurs wanting to expand off the successes of Internet businesses such as Classmates.com, Amazon and Allrecipes.com. Seattle's port is one of the largest trading hubs in the United States.

The city has a calm atmosphere with plenty to do. It features beautiful evergreen forests, waterfront views and mountains. Seattle is also a coffee town that is home to the original Starbucks. Residents take advantage of the bike trails during pleasant weather, as well as public transportation when needed.

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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. San Diego
  2. $200,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $179,257
  5. New York
  6. $165,096
  7. Seattle
  8. $164,511
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $162,366
  11. Boston
  12. $158,838
  13. Austin
  14. $156,815
  15. Denver
  16. $151,428
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $150,478
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $150,000
  21. Philadelphia
  22. $145,000
  23. Atlanta
  24. $140,000
  25. Chicago
  26. $137,894
  27. Toronto
  28. C$130,791
  29. Dublin
  30. €111,666
  31. London
  32. £89,728
  33. France
  34. €52,500
  1. San Diego
  2. $200,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $179,257
  5. New York
  6. $165,096
  7. Seattle
  8. $164,511
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $162,366
  11. Boston
  12. $158,838
  13. Austin
  14. $156,815
  15. Denver
  16. $151,428
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $150,478
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $150,000
  21. Philadelphia
  22. $145,000
  23. Atlanta
  24. $140,000
  25. Chicago
  26. $137,894
  27. Toronto
  28. C$130,791
  29. Dublin
  30. €111,666
  31. London
  32. £89,728
  33. France
  34. €52,500
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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: