The average salary for a Reliability Engineer in Houston, Texas is $114,267.
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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. Reliability engineers help develop and implement long-range plans for mecha…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Reliability Engineer
SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
Skills in Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM) and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Reliability Engineer
An early career Reliability Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $91,959 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Reliability Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,319 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Reliability Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,384 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,103.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (46.3% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (24.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (21.5% less).
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