Reliability Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$102,000
$76,000
Min 10%
$102,000
Median 50%
$137,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Dropbox
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a reliability engineer make?
Reliability Engineers in America make, on average, $102,737 a year or $49.39 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $137,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $76,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Reliability Engineers are in Technology companies and Finance companies. The best states for high paying Reliability Engineer jobs are Washington, Texas, Louisiana, Maine, and California. The typical employment in the position spans 3.2 years.
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Average Reliability Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Reliability Engineer in the United States is $102,737 per year or $49.39 per hour. The city with the highest Reliability Engineer salary is San Francisco, CA at $122,252 per year. Even an entry-level Reliability Engineer makes $76,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Washington, Texas, Louisiana, Maine, and California are the states with the highest payscale for Reliability Engineers. On the other hand, Ohio, Kansas, Kentucky, Florida, and Wisconsin report the lowest wages for Reliability Engineers.

Map of Reliability Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Reliability Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Reliability Engineer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Reliability Engineer makes. Most Reliability Engineer jobs are in Technology companies and Technology companies. Dropbox and Airbnb are the highest paying companies. Companies like Pinterest and Palo Alto Networks also report very competitive wages for Reliability Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$152,820
$153k
$146,279
$146k
$144,267
$144k
$139,587
$140k
$138,718
$139k
$136,746
$137k
$133,587
$134k
$131,618
$132k
$125,969
$126k

Average Reliability Engineer Pay By Industry

Reliability Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Technology companies, Energy companies, and Automotive companies tend to have the highest salaries for Reliability Engineers. Technology companies pay Reliability Engineers an average salary of $116,504, Energy companies pay $105,032, and Automotive companys come in at $102,609. The types of companies that pay Reliability Engineers the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $97,126.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$116,504
$117k
Energy
Energy
$105,032
$105k
Automotive
Automotive
$102,609
$103k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$97,126
$97k

Reliability Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Reliability Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Reliability Engineer can range from $76,661 to $142,235 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Reliability Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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Reliability Engineers
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$120,000
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$190,000
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04/20/2020
$160,000
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04/20/2020
$120,000
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Site Reliability Engineer
04/20/2020
$129,394
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Site Reliability Engineer for Healthcare Company/Midtown
04/20/2020
$150,000
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Site Reliability Engineer
04/20/2020
$140,000
Management Decisions, Inc.
Site Reliability Engineer
04/20/2020
$150,000
Management Decisions, Inc.
Site Reliability Engineer
04/20/2020
$145,000
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Site Reliability Engineer/IOT AI Healthcare
04/20/2020
$100,000
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