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Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Salary in Austin

Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Job Description

A Site Reliability Engineer is a position that combines the disciplines of systems and software engineering. These engineers can build and run large-scale, fault tolerant systems. The responsibilities of a Site Reliability Engineer include working on whole lifecycle services to engage and improve them, support services such as system design consulting and developing software platforms and frameworks before they go live. The SRE also scales systems using mechanisms such as automation.

The qualifications to be a Site Reliability Engineer include a BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field that uses coding, and knowledge of computer languages such as C, C++, Go, Peryl, Ruby and Python. It is beneficial if SREs can also debug and optimize code, automate routine tasks and analyze and troubleshoot various systems.

Living and Working in Austin

There is a little bit of everything in Austin. It is the state capital of Texas, the home of the University of Texas, the location of South by Southwest (one of the largest music festivals) and one of the top cities for tech jobs. Dell, Apple and IBM all have headquarters in Austin. US News has ranked it as the #1 best place to live in the United States. The weather is pleasant, salaries are good and the food is out of this world. Whether you crave tacos, craft brews or some really fantastic barbecue, you can find a new favorite place to dine in this fabulous city.

We don't have enough data for Austin,
so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s in Austin earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$148,166
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $125,000 to a high of $180,000, with a median salary of $153,000.

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Compare Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) salaries by region

Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. Los Angeles
  2. $171,683
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $168,042
  5. San Diego
  6. $160,000
  7. New York
  8. $156,845
  9. Seattle
  10. $153,556
  11. Dallas/Ft Worth
  12. $153,541
  13. Boston
  14. $153,100
  15. Denver
  16. $152,588
  17. Austin
  18. $149,973
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $147,761
  21. Chicago
  22. $147,267
  23. Minneapolis/St Paul
  24. $143,500
  25. Atlanta
  26. $140,000
  27. Toronto
  28. C$139,315
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $123,750
  31. Dublin
  32. €102,000
  33. France
  34. €86,000
  35. London
  36. £85,718
  1. Los Angeles
  2. $171,683
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $168,042
  5. San Diego
  6. $160,000
  7. New York
  8. $156,845
  9. Seattle
  10. $153,556
  11. Dallas/Ft Worth
  12. $153,541
  13. Boston
  14. $153,100
  15. Denver
  16. $152,588
  17. Austin
  18. $149,973
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $147,761
  21. Chicago
  22. $147,267
  23. Minneapolis/St Paul
  24. $143,500
  25. Atlanta
  26. $140,000
  27. Toronto
  28. C$139,315
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $123,750
  31. Dublin
  32. €102,000
  33. France
  34. €86,000
  35. London
  36. £85,718
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Where Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s are highest in demand

    Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: