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Reliability Engineer Salary (United States)

A Reliability Engineer earns an average salary of $83,165 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C++, Statistical Analysis, and Technical Analysis.
Reliability Engineer Salary (?
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$60,781 - $118,441
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MEDIAN: $83,165
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Reliability Engineer Salary (?
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$21.68 - $49.06
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,781 - $118,441  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,275  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $10,271  
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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$61,319 - $123,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 655
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$21.68 - $49.06  
   
Overtime
$26.95 - $73.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,275  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $10,271  
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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$61,319 - $123,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Reliability Engineer

A reliability engineer is in charge of the overall support of mechanical systems. They work closely with operations and maintenance personnel to troubleshoot mechanical problems. Reliability engineers must be able to ensure that site policies, procedures, standards, and specifications are met. They write or approve project scopes, mark and approve drawings, and establish and maintain installation details and standards.
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Reliability Engineer Tasks
  • Evaluate and select materials, equipment, techniques, and installation protocols.
  • Analyze technical data and collaborate with workers to identify improvements and create standard products.
  • Initiate, prioritize, and implement plans to improve safety, cost, capacity, and quality of manufacturing.
  • Design and track maintenance, quality, and root cause metrics and analyses.

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Pay by Experience Level for Reliability Engineer

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

Pay Difference By Location

Sunnyvale
up arrow 33%
Baton Rouge
up arrow 26%
San Diego
up arrow 25%
San Jose
up arrow 22%
up arrow 13%
Dallas
up arrow 8%
Mountain View
up arrow 6%
National Average
$86,000
Portland
up arrow 2%
San Francisco
up arrow 3%
Memphis
up arrow 13%
Chicago
up arrow 13%
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Reliability Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Reliability Engineer?
Reliability Engineer in Allentown:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Autonomy to make decisions to complete a qualification. The challenges of learning details about new products and writing scripts to automate data analysis.
Cons: Sometimes it gets repetitive and monotonous.

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Experience Affects Reliability Engineer Salaries

National Average
$86,000

Skills That Affect Reliability Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 17%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 12%
Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
up arrow 4%
Data Analysis
0%
National Average
$86,000
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 2%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Matlab
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 127 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 6%