How much does a Site Reliability Engineer make?

Updated May 17, 2021

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$125,714 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,796 salaries

$87K

Low

$126K

Average

$182K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Site Reliability Engineer is $125,714 in United States. Filter by location to see Site Reliability Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,796 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Site Reliability Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Site Reliability Engineer$125,714 /yr
L3
Senior Site Reliability Engineer$153,060 /yr
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Google
4.5

Google

Site Reliability Engineer

$134,656

 /yr
Range: $27K - $332K
340 salaries
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$27K

$332K

$27,145 - $331,555 Range

LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Site Reliability Engineer

$149,200

 /yr
Range: $104K - $249K

$104K

$249K

$103,711 - $249,430 Range

Target
3.7

Target

Site Reliability Engineer

$175,906

 /yr
Range: $77K - $176K

$77K

$176K

$76,837 - $175,906 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Site Reliability Engineer

$133,829

 /yr
Range: $111K - $213K

$111K

$213K

$110,707 - $213,087 Range

Palo Alto Networks
3.9

Palo Alto Networks

Site Reliability Engineer

$148,748

 /yr
Range: $118K - $209K

$118K

$209K

$117,811 - $208,770 Range

Adobe
4.4

Adobe

Site Reliability Engineer

$135,805

 /yr
Range: $90K - $216K

$90K

$216K

$89,799 - $216,261 Range

Salesforce
4.5

Salesforce

Site Reliability Engineer

$140,656

 /yr
Range: $83K - $167K

$83K

$167K

$82,677 - $166,624 Range

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IBM
3.9

IBM

Site Reliability Engineer

$114,807

 /yr
Range: $57K - $165K

$57K

$165K

$57,290 - $165,140 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Site Reliability Engineer

$130,308

 /yr
Range: $96K - $214K

$96K

$214K

$96,203 - $213,784 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Site Reliability Engineer

$135,700

 /yr
Range: $98K - $161K

$98K

$161K

$97,793 - $160,509 Range

IronNet Cybersecurity
4.3

IronNet Cybersecurity

Site Reliability Engineer

$131,929

 /yr
Range: $117K - $162K

$117K

$162K

$116,926 - $162,454 Range

GoDaddy
3.9

GoDaddy

Site Reliability Engineer

$90,714

 /yr
Range: $65K - $153K

$65K

$153K

$65,384 - $152,965 Range

Dropbox
3.8

Dropbox

Site Reliability Engineer

$181,162

 /yr
Range: $122K - $252K

$122K

$252K

$121,862 - $251,771 Range

Medidata Solutions
4.1

Medidata Solutions

Site Reliability Engineer

$116,926

 /yr
Range: $109K - $141K

$109K

$141K

$108,648 - $140,725 Range

Yodlee
3.6

Yodlee

Site Reliability Engineer

$94,621

 /yr
Range: $95K - $197K

$95K

$197K

$94,621 - $197,180 Range

VMware
4.3

VMware

Site Reliability Engineer

$131,873

 /yr
Range: $98K - $191K

$98K

$191K

$97,783 - $191,120 Range

Cohesity
4

Cohesity

Site Reliability Engineer

$103,862

 /yr
Range: $93K - $145K

$93K

$145K

$93,127 - $145,297 Range

NortonLifeLock
3.7

NortonLifeLock

Site Reliability Engineer

$115,273

 /yr
Range: $62K - $154K

$62K

$154K

$62,485 - $153,945 Range

Clearwater Analytics
3.4

Clearwater Analytics

Site Reliability Engineer

$98,379

 /yr
Range: $73K - $140K

$73K

$140K

$73,123 - $139,690 Range

Atlassian
4.6

Atlassian

Site Reliability Engineer

$117,829

 /yr
Range: $100K - $179K

$100K

$179K

$100,210 - $179,119 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Site Reliability Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Site Reliability Engineer is $125,714 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1796 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Site Reliability Engineer employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Site Reliability Engineer in United States is $182,198 per year.

The lowest salary for a Site Reliability Engineer in United States is $86,741 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent site reliability engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$114,000
per year
A Site Reliability Engineer in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $114,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$28k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Provo, UT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$96,000
per year
A SRE Team in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $96,000 per year
Additional Pay
$60k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$93,000
per year
A Site Reliability Engineer in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $93,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$4,000
monthly
A Site Reliability Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $4,000 per month
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$187,000
per year
A SRE Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $187,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$113,000
per year
A Site Reliability Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $113,000 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
$28k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Site Reliability Engineer in the Boise, ID Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Boise, ID Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A SRE Engineer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$98,000
per year
A Site Reliability Engineer in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $98,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$2k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$92,000
per year
A SRE Engineer in the Birmingham, AL Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Birmingham, AL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private