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Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Salary in SF Bay Area

Site Reliability Engineer Job Description

A Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) must know the disciplines of systems engineering and software engineering. They are responsible for building and running large-scale, fault tolerant systems. Site Reliability Engineers generally work on whole lifecycle services to improve or engage them. SREs also perform support services like system design consulting or they may develop software platforms and frameworks before they go live. Site Reliability Engineers may scale systems using automated mechanisms.

Applicants for a Site Reliability Engineer position should have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field. They will need to know coding and have knowledge of computer languages such as C, C++, Go, Peryl, Ruby and Python. SREs should also be able to debug and optimize code, analyze and troubleshoot various systems and automate routine tasks.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s in SF Bay Area 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
$150,744
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $91,000 to a high of $215,000, with a median salary of $150,000.

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Compare Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) salaries by region

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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $159,436
  3. New York
  4. $157,875
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $157,042
  7. Denver
  8. $155,100
  9. Seattle
  10. $146,267
  11. Boston
  12. $143,492
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $142,500
  15. Atlanta
  16. $141,600
  17. Austin
  18. $140,777
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $140,159
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $138,828
  23. Chicago
  24. $138,783
  25. Toronto
  26. C$130,195
  27. San Diego
  28. $122,784
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $120,333
  31. Dublin
  32. €96,954
  33. London
  34. £79,882
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $159,436
  3. New York
  4. $157,875
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $157,042
  7. Denver
  8. $155,100
  9. Seattle
  10. $146,267
  11. Boston
  12. $143,492
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $142,500
  15. Atlanta
  16. $141,600
  17. Austin
  18. $140,777
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $140,159
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $138,828
  23. Chicago
  24. $138,783
  25. Toronto
  26. C$130,195
  27. San Diego
  28. $122,784
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $120,333
  31. Dublin
  32. €96,954
  33. London
  34. £79,882
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Where Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s are highest in demand

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