Average Reliability Technician Salary
$50,000 yearly
$24.17 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$34,000
10 %
$50,000
Median
$72,000
90 %
What Is The Average Reliability Technician Salary?
The average reliability technician salary is $50,270 per year, or $24.17 per hour, in the United States. In terms of salary range, an entry level reliability technician salary is roughly $34,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $72,000. If you like following the crowd, manufacturing and technology companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out technology, manufacturing, and retail companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Delaware, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, and Michigan provide the highest reliability technician salaries.

Average Reliability Technician Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Reliability Technician average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$49,533
$23.81
Alaska
$58,490
$28.12
Arizona
$55,250
$26.56
Arkansas
$47,719
$22.94
California
$55,066
$26.47
Colorado
$50,294
$24.18
Connecticut
$56,871
$27.34
Delaware
$70,768
$34.02
District of Columbia
$61,974
$29.80
Florida
$49,114
$23.61
Georgia
$55,760
$26.81
Hawaii
$59,647
$28.68
Idaho
$43,489
$20.91
Illinois
$58,076
$27.92
Indiana
$50,493
$24.28
Iowa
$44,754
$21.52
Kansas
$48,373
$23.26
Kentucky
$44,786
$21.53
Louisiana
$41,575
$19.99
Maine
$40,701
$19.57
Maryland
$59,716
$28.71
Massachusetts
$66,558
$32.00
Michigan
$61,238
$29.44
Minnesota
$51,200
$24.62
Mississippi
$55,478
$26.67
Missouri
$45,201
$21.73
Montana
$45,975
$22.10
Nebraska
$42,258
$20.32
Nevada
$43,240
$20.79
New Hampshire
$53,274
$25.61
New Jersey
$52,746
$25.36
New Mexico
$47,889
$23.02
New York
$63,696
$30.62
North Carolina
$44,095
$21.20
North Dakota
$43,562
$20.94
Ohio
$50,413
$24.24
Oklahoma
$51,422
$24.72
Oregon
$57,324
$27.56
Pennsylvania
$59,200
$28.46
Rhode Island
$58,945
$28.34
South Carolina
$54,543
$26.22
South Dakota
$48,074
$23.11
Tennessee
$46,951
$22.57
Texas
$62,336
$29.97
Utah
$45,778
$22.01
Vermont
$58,953
$28.34
Virginia
$57,468
$27.63
Washington
$47,815
$22.99
West Virginia
$56,243
$27.04
Wisconsin
$50,459
$24.26
Wyoming
$48,276
$23.21

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Highest Paying Cities For Reliability Technician

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Winchester, VA
$59,410
$28.56
Milpitas, CA
$58,849
$28.29
Batavia, IL
$58,133
$27.95
Dalton, GA
$56,398
$27.11
Aiken, SC
$54,247
$26.08
Joplin, MO
$45,021
$21.64

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Average Reliability Technician Salary Over Time

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

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $50,300
    $24.17
    +1.0%
    2020
    $49,700
    $23.92
    +2.3%
    2019
    $48,600
    $23.36
    +1.7%
    2018
    $47,800
    $22.97
    +2.1%
    2017
    $46,700
    $22.47
    +2.1%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Technical Testing Engineer

    Avg. salary: $96,133

    A technical testing engineer is responsible for inspecting and reporting the quality of products across the production cycle. You will thoroughly check procedures, materials, and electrical and mechanical systems to produce high-quality products for customers. Your main job is to test various components and features of the product to identify and resolve technical issues. Other duties include organizing and conducting training for junior team members, creating test environments, and identifying the root cause of technical issues.
    60,679 Technical Testing Engineer Jobs
    Instrument And Controls Technician

    Avg. salary: $62,920

    An instrument and controls technician is responsible for checking and inspecting the condition of production equipment and machinery, ensuring its stability to support business functions and manufacturing processes. Instrument and control technicians study schematics and blueprints of system components to assemble parts and analyze its features for measurement. They also resolve system failures and write resolution reports to prevent the reoccurrence of downtime that may pose risks to the production, avoiding operational delays and potential hazards within the premises.
    16,332 Instrument And Controls Technician Jobs
    Manufacturing Technician

    Avg. salary: $36,245

    A manufacturing technician, or often called a manufacturing production technician, is a professional who is responsible for setting and testing manufacturing machinery or equipment. To set up the machines, manufacturing technicians will use electronic, electrical, mechanical, or computer technologies. They are responsible for gathering data from their part in the manufacturing process and reporting it to their production or manufacturing engineers. When handling machines or equipment, manufacturing technicians must strictly follow their health and safety procedures and protocols.
    33,930 Manufacturing Technician Jobs
    Engineering Technician Lead

    Avg. salary: $104,317

    Engineering technician leads are technical professionals who lead a team to design and build prototypes of a planned product or equipment. These technician leads are required to provide advice and technical support to the engineering team to resolve technical issues as well as oversee system maintenance and enhancement. They must work with both product development and manufacturing engineers to improve the existing manufacturing processes. Engineering technician leads must also participate in activities related to maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment.
    64,895 Engineering Technician Lead Jobs
    Electronics Engineering Technician

    Avg. salary: $66,000

    Electronics Engineering Technician helps engineers design and advance electronic devices and components, install electrical equipment, and maintain electronic systems. They usually work in product evaluation and testing. They use diagnostic and measuring devices to test, adjust, and repair equipment. They ensure customer satisfaction by minimizing downtime, correcting and troubleshooting errors. Further duties include training new technicians in troubleshooting various equipment or product, giving management performance recommendations, testing the system by setting up equipment under simulated conditions, and documenting the troubleshooting process.
    46,574 Electronics Engineering Technician Jobs
    Electronics Repair Technician

    Avg. salary: $43,618

    An electronics repair technician assists in the design, development, testing, repair, and maintenance of electronic and electrical equipment and devices such as computers, navigational equipment, and communication equipment. Your duties will include configuring files on routers, hubs, switches, and internet controllers, installing new electronic systems and equipment, and running software tests and upgrading software. Additional duties include performing preventative maintenance, maintaining reports and manuals, training new technicians in problem prevention and troubleshooting, and removing and replacing faulty components and parts.
    26,394 Electronics Repair Technician Jobs

    Reliability Technician Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a reliability technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.
    Experience LevelascdescAvg. SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
    Entry Level
    $36,500
    $17.57
    Mid Level
    $60,500
    $29.08
    Senior Level
    $69,600
    $33.45

    Which Companies Pay Reliability Technicians The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Novelis and Novartis as they offer the highest salaries for reliability technicians.
    Company
    LogoRankCompanyAverage Reliability Technician SalaryReliability Technician Salary Range
    1Novelis
    4.7
    $91,436
    $47k
    $100k
    2Novartis
    4.9
    $88,133
    $47k
    $100k
    3Apple
    4.7
    $81,147
    $47k
    $100k
    4Control4
    4.6
    $72,583
    $47k
    $100k
    5TE Connectivity NetworksInc
    4.7
    $71,151
    $47k
    $100k
    6Western Digital
    4.8
    $69,904
    $47k
    $100k

    Recently Added Reliability Technician Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Reliability Technician
    Salina, KS
    07/29/2021
    $50,088
    07/29/2021
    Plant Reliability Technician (Plc/Electrical/Mechanical Bonus Potential**
    Winchester, VA
    07/16/2021
    $79,306
    07/16/2021
    Reliability Tech B
    Calhoun, GA
    07/13/2021
    $46,603
    07/13/2021
    Reliability Technician
    New Kensington, PA
    07/09/2021
    $41,740
    07/09/2021
    Reliability Technician
    New Kensington, PA
    07/09/2021
    $41,740
    07/09/2021
    Reliability Tech D-C Shift
    LaFayette, GA
    07/07/2021
    $44,265
    07/07/2021
    Reliability Technician
    Joplin, MO
    07/01/2021
    $50,088
    07/01/2021
    Bradley-Morris, Inc.
    Maintenance & Reliability Technician
    Maintenance & Reliability Technician
    Neenah, WI
    05/31/2021
    $64,467
    05/31/2021
    Bradley-Morris, Inc.
    Maintenance & Reliability Technician
    Maintenance & Reliability Technician
    Neenah, WI
    05/25/2021
    $64,467
    05/25/2021
    Technician, Maintenance and Reliability
    Libertyville, IL
    05/19/2021
    $56,000
    05/19/2021

    Average Reliability Technician Salary by Demographic

    Reliability Technician Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $44,188
    female-income
    Female Income
    $41,656
    Median Reliability Technician Income by Race
    Unknown reliability technicians have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Asian reliability technicians have the lowest average salary at $40,641.
    $47,000
    $45,000
    $43,000
    $41,000
    $39,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$46,052
    White$43,159
    Black or African American$44,080
    Asian$40,641
    Hispanic or Latino$40,677
    Average Reliability Technician Salary by Education Level
    Reliability technicians with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $52,430 annually. With a Bachelors degree, reliability technicians earn a median annual income of $48,421 compared to $46,249 for reliability technicians with an Associate degree.
    $55,000
    $53,000
    $51,000
    $49,000
    $47,000
    $45,000
    $43,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$44,188
    Master's Degree$52,430
    Bachelor's Degree$48,421
    Some College/ Associate Degree$46,249