Build and Release Engineer Salary (United States)

A Build and Release Engineer earns an average salary of $90,681 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Automation Scripting and Build Management.
Build and Release Engineer Total Pay (?
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$54,185 - $121,853
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $90,681
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Build and Release Engineer Total Pay (?
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$23.83 - $71.48
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,185 - $121,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,140  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $8,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,715 - $125,935  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.83 - $71.48  
   
Overtime
$26.49 - $49.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,140  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $8,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,715 - $125,935  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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Job Description for Build and Release Engineer

Build and release engineers are in charge of the software design, building phases, and release duties for their organization. They create and maintain infrastructure to build software applications, as well as test and troubleshoot code before release. They are also responsible for executing and coordinating integration of software elements, overseeing testing procedures to identify compatibility or performance issues, and using complex engineering tools to automate processes and increase productivity. Build and release engineers create a release schedule, taking into account build requirements and complexity. They also verify build integrity before deployment, run proprietary software to modify project needs and oversee build progress. These professionals develop easy-to-understand instructions for release and create detailed reports for upper management. They also implement optimizations for better performance and reduced memory consumption.
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Build and Release Engineer Tasks
  • Customize source code, coordinate code changes, and bug tracking tools.
  • Manage source code, change control, configuration management, and build deployment activities.
  • Resolve build issues.
  • Develop and maintain build platforms, packaging, deployment, testing and releases.
  • Research new improvements to framework build, packaging and deployment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Build and Release Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Build and Release Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$92,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Build and Release Engineer Salaries

National Average
$92,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%
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