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Senior Reliability Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$120,000
$95,000
$120,000
$151,000
Senior reliability engineers in the United States make an average salary of $120,357 per year or $57.86 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $95,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $151,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Maine, Alaska, Massachusetts, and California provide the highest senior reliability engineer salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Redmond, WA
$143,100
Alvin, TX
$132,619
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Map of Senior Reliability Engineer Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Senior Reliability Engineer Salary By Location

While a senior reliability engineer can average a salary of $120,357 per year, or $57.86 per hour, there are many opportunities for senior reliability engineers to make more. For example, in Redmond, WA you might make $143,100 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, Alvin, TX and Andover, MA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Redmond, WA where the average starting salary is $101,000. The highest paying states for senior reliability engineers include Washington, Maine and Alaska. Meanwhile, Ohio, Kansas, and Kentucky offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Redmond, WA
Redmond, WA
$143,100
$143k
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$142,668
$143k
Alvin, TX
Alvin, TX
$132,619
$133k
Andover, MA
Andover, MA
$130,599
$131k
Baton Rouge, LA
Baton Rouge, LA
$129,914
$130k
Centennial, CO
Centennial, CO
$124,842
$125k
Richmond, VA
Richmond, VA
$116,522
$117k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$114,531
$115k
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$114,516
$115k
Andover, MN
Andover, MN
$112,964
$113k

High Paying Senior Reliability Engineer Jobs

Average Senior Reliability Engineer Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a senior reliability engineer, being employed by a company such as Netflix or Palo Alto Networks would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Twitter and Salesforce also report highly competitive salaries for senior reliability engineers.

Company
Average Salary
$154,819
$155k
$151,019
$151k
$146,914
$147k
$145,641
$146k
$144,306
$144k
$143,826
$144k
$142,426
$142k

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    Average Senior Reliability Engineer Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, senior reliability engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, telecommunication, and health care companies tend to offer much higher salaries for senior reliability engineers. For example, senior reliability engineers make a whopping average salary of $140,568 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $111,662 at telecommunication companies and $111,205 at health care companies. But senior reliability engineers may want to avoid working in the utilities industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $105,039.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Technology
    Technology
    $140,568
    $141k
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication
    $111,662
    $112k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $111,205
    $111k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $106,366
    $106k
    Utilities
    Utilities
    $105,039
    $105k

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    $180,000
    $180,000
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    Los Angeles, CA
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    $160,000
    $160,000
    10/04/2020
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    Boston, MA
    Boston, MA
    09/18/2020
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    $170,000
    $170,000
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    09/10/2020
    09/10/2020
    $120,000
    $120,000
    09/10/2020
    SR. Site Reliability Engineer
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    San Francisco, CA
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    09/10/2020
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    $120,000
    $120,000
    09/10/2020
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    Senior Site Reliability Engineer/Vmware/Networking/Santa Clara
    Senior Site Reliability Engineer/Vmware/Networking/Santa Clara
    Santa Clara, CA
    Santa Clara, CA
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    09/08/2020
    $165,000
    $165,000
    09/08/2020
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    Senior Site Reliability Engineer
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    Irvine, CA
    Irvine, CA
    08/30/2020
    08/30/2020
    $170,000
    $170,000
    08/30/2020
    Manager-SR. Site Reliability Engineer, Telecom Operations
    Manager-SR. Site Reliability Engineer, Telecom Operations
    Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta, GA
    08/14/2020
    08/14/2020
    $110,000
    $110,000
    08/14/2020
    Manager-SR. Site Reliability Engineer, Telecom Operations
    Manager-SR. Site Reliability Engineer, Telecom Operations
    Dallas, TX
    Dallas, TX
    08/13/2020
    08/13/2020
    $110,000
    $110,000
    08/13/2020