Search Engineer Salary in Washington D.C.

Search Engineer Job Description

Search engineers can also be called SEO specialists. They have a main goal, which is to assess the websites of organizations to make changes for optimized search engine results. They set up strategies to increase search engine rankings on platforms like Bing, Google and Yahoo. Search engineers have knowledge of keyword related searches, as well as how to write specific SEO copy. They grow the web traffic for organizations by using specific phrases or keywords, rewriting HTML title tags, testing website layouts, fixing structural issues, and increasing backlinks or finding valuable inbound links. Search engineers identify an organization's plans to understand who their target audience to improve both web traffic sales and marketing. They're also aware of the newest SEO standards in order to understand what measures for SERP or search engine results page the platforms like Google and Bing are currently using.

Living and Working in Washington

Washington, D.C. is a cosmopolitan capital city. It has a growing technology sector and plenty of venture capital firms for entrepreneurs to start their businesses. National trade unions, lobbying groups and professional associations are abound in Washington. Its economy also gets a boost from tourism.

The nation's capital features events and festivals throughout the year. Washington offers public transportation and plenty of sites to see. Besides the White House, there are historic landmarks like the National Mall, the Vietnam Memorial and the National Air and Space Museum.

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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. $178,083
  3. San Diego
  4. $170,000
  5. New York
  6. $161,671
  7. Seattle
  8. $159,963
  9. Austin
  10. $157,675
  11. Boston
  12. $156,486
  13. Denver
  14. $153,750
  15. Los Angeles
  16. $150,193
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $148,470
  19. Atlanta
  20. $140,000
  21. Chicago
  22. $138,166
  23. Philadelphia
  24. $134,200
  25. Toronto
  26. C$133,056
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $128,333
  29. Dublin
  30. €120,000
  31. London
  32. £87,828
  33. France
  34. €49,230
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $178,083
  3. San Diego
  4. $170,000
  5. New York
  6. $161,671
  7. Seattle
  8. $159,963
  9. Austin
  10. $157,675
  11. Boston
  12. $156,486
  13. Denver
  14. $153,750
  15. Los Angeles
  16. $150,193
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $148,470
  19. Atlanta
  20. $140,000
  21. Chicago
  22. $138,166
  23. Philadelphia
  24. $134,200
  25. Toronto
  26. C$133,056
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $128,333
  29. Dublin
  30. €120,000
  31. London
  32. £87,828
  33. France
  34. €49,230
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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: