Average Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer is $92,202.
MEDIAN $92,202
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$63k - $134k
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$986 - $16k
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$63k - $143k

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Job Description for Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer

Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer Tasks
  • Research new technologies that will improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Implement highly scalable applications.
  • Integrate infrastructure builds with application deployment processes.
  • Analyze, design and evaluate automation scripts and systems.
The top respondents for the job title Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Capital One Financial Corp and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $119,301. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Capital One Financial Corp and Comcast Cable, Inc., earning around $117,011 and $102,500, respectively. Ingenico Inc pays the lowest at around $87,000. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $90,369 and $91,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer
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Popular Skills for Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer

Skills in Development Operations (DevOps), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux and Cloud Computing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Automation Scripting.

Pay by Experience Level for Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer

An entry-level Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,966 based on 396 salaries. An early career Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,646 based on 1,401 salaries. A mid-career Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,576 based on 884 salaries. An experienced Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,161 based on 545 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,698.
Employees with Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (22.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (19.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (11.4% less).

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