$87,232
Avg. Salary
$34.20
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,865

Bonus

$4,063

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Reliability Engineer is $34.20 per hour.

The average pay for a Reliability Engineer is $87,232 per year.

10%
$20.75
10%
$34.20
50%
$55.60
90%
90%
MEDIAN $34.20
10%
$65k
10%
$87k
50%
$124k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $87,232
$64,834 - $124,166
$65K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,232
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90%

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MEDIAN: $34.20
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$0$132K
Salary $64,834 - $124,166
Bonus $1,511 - $15,386
Profit Sharing $489 - $13,222
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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$65,349 - $132,277
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,534
Hourly Data $0$81
Hourly Rate $20.75 - $55.60
Hourly Tips $1.42
Overtime $25.96 - $81.31
Annual Data $0$132K
Bonus $1,511 - $15,386
Profit Sharing $489 - $13,222
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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$65,349 - $132,277
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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
  • 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.
  • Evaluate and select materials, equipment, techniques, and installation protocols.
  • Analyze technical data and collaborate with workers to identify improvements and create standard products.

Reliability Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$137K

$61,106

$89,219

$88,138

$83,066

Medtronic, Inc.
15 profiles
$80,492

Dow Chemical Co
12 profiles
$98,525

$79,825

$75,597

Cummins, Inc.
7 profiles
$70,031

HollyFrontier
6 profiles
$92,205

Common Career Paths for Reliability Engineer


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Popular Skills for Reliability Engineer


Reliability Engineers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Linux, Systems Engineering, Quality Improvement / QA, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 18 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Matlab, Microsoft Excel, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Data Analysis and Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM).

Pay by Experience Level for Reliability Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Reliability Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Reliability Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 425 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Reliability Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 283 salaries. An experienced Reliability Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 196 salaries. A Reliability Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 105 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

17%

16%

-15%

National Average: $90,342

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Reliability Engineers in Santa Clara enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 66 percent above the national average. Reliability Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+28 percent), Portland (+18 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and San Jose (+16 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Memphis, 18 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Dallas (16 percent less) and Orlando (13 percent less).

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Key Stats for Reliability Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 269 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Reliability Engineer Salaries

▲27%

▲14%

▲5%

National Average
$90,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Reliability Engineer Salaries

▲19%



National Average
$90,000

Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
▼1%



▼3%








▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 269 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 5%