Reliability Engineer Salary (United States)

A Reliability Engineer earns an average salary of $82,872 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C++ and Technical Analysis.
Reliability Engineer Total Pay (?
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$60,600 - $117,768
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MEDIAN: $82,872
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Reliability Engineer Total Pay (?
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$19.46 - $51.29
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,600 - $117,768  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,960  
Profit Sharing
$850 - $10,483  
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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$61,086 - $122,660  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 625
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.46 - $51.29  
   
Overtime
$26.75 - $73.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$850 - $10,483  
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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$61,086 - $122,660  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 625
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Sunnyvale
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Baton Rouge
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San Jose
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Dallas
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Minneapolis
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Mountain View
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Salt Lake City
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National Average
$85,000
San Francisco
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Portland
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Memphis
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Reliability Engineer Salaries

National Average
$85,000

Skills That Affect Reliability Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 16%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 12%
Data Analysis
up arrow 4%
Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
up arrow 3%
National Average
$85,000
Project Management
up arrow 1%
C
up arrow 1%
Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 2%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 2%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Matlab
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
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: 76% employee benefits None: 6%
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