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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
$153,341
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $95,000 to a high of $230,000, 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 SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. Los Angeles
  2. $167,721
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $162,718
  5. New York
  6. $157,005
  7. Denver
  8. $154,941
  9. Seattle
  10. $152,409
  11. Dallas/Ft Worth
  12. $151,841
  13. Austin
  14. $148,528
  15. Boston
  16. $146,859
  17. Minneapolis/St Paul
  18. $146,800
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $146,204
  21. Chicago
  22. $142,867
  23. San Diego
  24. $140,000
  25. Atlanta
  26. $139,470
  27. Toronto
  28. C$136,246
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $123,750
  31. Dublin
  32. €98,870
  33. London
  34. £84,397
  1. Los Angeles
  2. $167,721
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $162,718
  5. New York
  6. $157,005
  7. Denver
  8. $154,941
  9. Seattle
  10. $152,409
  11. Dallas/Ft Worth
  12. $151,841
  13. Austin
  14. $148,528
  15. Boston
  16. $146,859
  17. Minneapolis/St Paul
  18. $146,800
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $146,204
  21. Chicago
  22. $142,867
  23. San Diego
  24. $140,000
  25. Atlanta
  26. $139,470
  27. Toronto
  28. C$136,246
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $123,750
  31. Dublin
  32. €98,870
  33. London
  34. £84,397
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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: