What does a Search Engine Evaluator do?

As a search engine evaluator, you will analyze search results to ensure they are accurate and relevant. This will include web search evaluation, video evaluation and more. Search Engine Evaluators conduct research and provide feedback that measures the accuracy of web search results, how useful the results pages are, and the relevance of the search results.

A high school diploma is required for this position, but a post-secondary degree is preferred. This is an internet-heavy position, so you will need working knowledge of computers and the internet.

  • Analyze a variety of web search engines including Google, Bing, and Yahoo
  • Create qualitative data and measurements to determine the relevance of the results
  • Serve as an expert on web search, video, and digital search trends
  • Determine the relevance, quality and usefulness of search engine results
  • Use qualitative data to provide recommendations on optimizing search engine results
  • Work independently and on a team, depending on the project, to enhance search engine results
  • Present evaluation findings to the department along with recommendations and solutions
  • Multitask on multiple evaluation projects'
  • Must pass a qualification exam
  • 1-2 years of search engine experience preferred, but not required
  • In-depth familiarity with search engines and web search
  • Excellent research and analytic skills
  • Proficiency in computer operating software and the internet
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) preferred
  • The ability to multitask and prioritize projects effectively
  • The ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Search Engine Evaluator Salaries

Average Base Pay

$62,529 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$39K
Median: $63K
$100K
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Search Engine Evaluator Career Path

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Nov. 24, 2019

“ROI is a great place to start your career and get some experience under you belt.”

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Search Specialist
Apr. 26, 2019

“A rapidly evolving industry requires a strong commitment to personal development but in turn delivers excellent career opportunity”

Taylor DigitalTaylor Digital
Paid Search Manager
Jul. 1, 2020

“I had a long commute and wanted to work from home one day a week.”

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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Dec. 4, 2020

“Great for career Growth and Development”

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Search Engine Evaluator
Jan. 16, 2021

“good pay and work whenever i want”

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Paid Search Specialist
Sep. 9, 2020

“The employees are really good but not the leadership.”

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Credential Evaluator
Nov. 11, 2019

“The job is repetitive and it lacks career advancement opportunities.”

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Senior Paid Search Analyst
Jan. 8, 2020

“Flexible schedule was great.”

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