The average salary for a Reliability Engineer in San Jose, California is $106,248.
Is Reliability Engineer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
$76k - $187k
$2k - $25k
$4k - $25k
$75k - $193k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Reliability Engineer
Reliability Engineer Job Listings
Search for more jobs
Popular Skills for Reliability Engineer
Skills in Project Management and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis and Data Analysis.
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 $91,017 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Reliability Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Reliability Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,140 based on 8 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Reliability Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 7.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (42.3% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (19.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (15.6% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
$53k - $98k
$28k - $55k
$48k - $111k
$51k - $97k
$57k - $110k
$42k - $84k
$50k - $98k
$33k - $68k
$60k - $125k
$53k - $90k