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. $194,173
  3. Seattle
  4. $184,057
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $180,666
  7. Houston
  8. $176,666
  9. New York
  10. $176,357
  11. Boston
  12. $172,016
  13. Austin
  14. $170,378
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $166,000
  17. Dallas/Ft Worth
  18. $165,070
  19. Tampa
  20. $165,000
  21. Minneapolis/St Paul
  22. $160,000
  23. Toronto
  24. C$157,368
  25. Denver
  26. $157,000
  27. Chicago
  28. $153,918
  29. Atlanta
  30. $152,307
  31. San Diego
  32. $149,000
  33. Philadelphia
  34. $127,875
  35. London
  36. £87,947
  37. France
  38. €71,500
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $194,173
  3. Seattle
  4. $184,057
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $180,666
  7. Houston
  8. $176,666
  9. New York
  10. $176,357
  11. Boston
  12. $172,016
  13. Austin
  14. $170,378
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $166,000
  17. Dallas/Ft Worth
  18. $165,070
  19. Tampa
  20. $165,000
  21. Minneapolis/St Paul
  22. $160,000
  23. Toronto
  24. C$157,368
  25. Denver
  26. $157,000
  27. Chicago
  28. $153,918
  29. Atlanta
  30. $152,307
  31. San Diego
  32. $149,000
  33. Philadelphia
  34. $127,875
  35. London
  36. £87,947
  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: