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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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Based on real Hired interview data, Search Engineers in Seattle earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Search Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$158,114
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $110,000 to a high of $300,000, with a median salary of $150,000.

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Compare Search Engineer salaries by region

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

  1. San Diego
  2. $200,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $179,609
  5. New York
  6. $171,057
  7. Seattle
  8. $168,392
  9. Minneapolis/St Paul
  10. $165,000
  11. Austin
  12. $163,363
  13. Los Angeles
  14. $161,548
  15. Atlanta
  16. $160,333
  17. Boston
  18. $157,804
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $153,825
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $150,454
  23. Chicago
  24. $144,885
  25. Denver
  26. $142,272
  27. Toronto
  28. C$140,603
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $133,100
  31. London
  32. £86,540
  33. Dublin
  34. €83,888
  1. San Diego
  2. $200,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $179,609
  5. New York
  6. $171,057
  7. Seattle
  8. $168,392
  9. Minneapolis/St Paul
  10. $165,000
  11. Austin
  12. $163,363
  13. Los Angeles
  14. $161,548
  15. Atlanta
  16. $160,333
  17. Boston
  18. $157,804
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $153,825
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $150,454
  23. Chicago
  24. $144,885
  25. Denver
  26. $142,272
  27. Toronto
  28. C$140,603
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $133,100
  31. London
  32. £86,540
  33. Dublin
  34. €83,888
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Where Search Engineers are highest in demand

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