Average Reliability Engineer with Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Reliability Engineer with Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) skills is $87,896.
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$67k - $133k

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Job Description for Reliability Engineer

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.
The top respondents for the job title Reliability Engineer are from the companies Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Westlake Chemical Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $129,716. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Dow Chemical Co and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, earning around $112,153 and $96,104, respectively. Busch LLC pays the lowest at around $68,000. E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co (DuPont) and Georgia-Pacific Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $79,650 and $81,703, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Reliability Engineer

Skills in Project Management and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Reliability Engineer

An entry-level Reliability Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,308 based on 14 salaries. An early career Reliability Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,902 based on 196 salaries. A mid-career Reliability Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,878 based on 150 salaries. An experienced Reliability Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,896 based on 111 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,178.
Employees with Reliability Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 30.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (18.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (18.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (9.0% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5.8% less).

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