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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
$139,545
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $105,000 to a high of $160,000, with a median salary of $140,000.

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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. SF Bay Area
  2. $156,202
  3. New York
  4. $149,268
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $148,939
  7. Austin
  8. $147,059
  9. Boston
  10. $143,522
  11. Seattle
  12. $143,050
  13. San Diego
  14. $134,210
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $133,142
  17. Denver
  18. $131,487
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $128,823
  21. Chicago
  22. $126,946
  23. Toronto
  24. C$112,662
  25. London
  26. £76,399
  27. France
  28. €67,838
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $156,202
  3. New York
  4. $149,268
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $148,939
  7. Austin
  8. $147,059
  9. Boston
  10. $143,522
  11. Seattle
  12. $143,050
  13. San Diego
  14. $134,210
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $133,142
  17. Denver
  18. $131,487
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $128,823
  21. Chicago
  22. $126,946
  23. Toronto
  24. C$112,662
  25. London
  26. £76,399
  27. France
  28. €67,838
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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: