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.

What responsibilities are common for Search Engine Evaluator jobs?
  • 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'
What are the typical qualifications for Search Engine Evaluator jobs?
  • 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

How much does a Search Engine Evaluator make?

$58,779 /yr
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Jan 12, 2022

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Aug 2, 2022

“Firstly I would like to thank Radon Media for giving a Fresher a chance to work with such a good organization.”

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Oct 4, 2021

“I am quite new as M&E Officer and I am taking bold steps to take my responsibilities as learning experience.”

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Paid Search Manager
Jul 1, 2020

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

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Work At Home Associate
Jul 30, 2021

“14 dollars an hour plus training courses with coaches and a trainer for four weeks.”

Web Specialist
Jul 11, 2022

“They have been providing us training materials for our improvement and specially towards career growth.”

Search Quality Evaluator
Feb 8, 2021

“I think you'd get better quality of work and less turnover if the pay was higher.”

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Dec 4, 2020

“Great for career Growth and Development”

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