Salary Directory Seattle Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)s

Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Salary in Seattle

Site Reliability Job Description

A Site Reliability Engineer must be familiar with both systems engineering and software engineering. They are able to build large-scale, fault tolerant systems and effectively run them. Site Reliability Engineers often work on whole lifecycle services, engaging and improving them. They support other technical services like system design consulting. And they develop software frameworks and platforms before they go live. The Site Reliability Engineer may need to scale systems using automation mechanisms.

To qualify for a Site Reliability Engineer position, applicants need to have degree from a four-year college in Computer Science or a related technical field that uses coding. They also need to know computer languages like Ruby, Python, C, C++, Go and Peryl. SREs should be able to debug and optimize code, automate routine tasks and analyze and troubleshoot various systems.

Living and Working in Seattle

Located on the Pacific coast of Washington state, Seattle is a great city to live and work in. It is hilly and picturesque with views of the ocean and Mount Ranier in the background. Seattle is probably most recognizable by its famous landmark Space Needle. It is also well known for its fabulous seafood markets full of fresh salmon and other fish. The winters here are cool and wet and the summers are warm and dry. It is a culturally diverse city full of great shopping, restaurants and cultural events. Some of the top Fortune 500 companies like Amazon, Starbucks, Nordstrom and Microsoft are located in Seattle.

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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 Seattle 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
$142,636
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $115,000 to a high of $180,000, with a median salary of $141,000.

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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. $158,935
  3. New York
  4. $158,165
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $157,693
  7. Denver
  8. $157,000
  9. Seattle
  10. $145,353
  11. Minneapolis/St Paul
  12. $142,500
  13. Boston
  14. $141,808
  15. Atlanta
  16. $141,076
  17. Dallas/Ft Worth
  18. $140,069
  19. Austin
  20. $138,448
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $136,969
  23. Chicago
  24. $136,870
  25. Toronto
  26. C$130,503
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $123,066
  29. San Diego
  30. $119,014
  31. Dublin
  32. €102,333
  33. London
  34. £79,096
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $158,935
  3. New York
  4. $158,165
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $157,693
  7. Denver
  8. $157,000
  9. Seattle
  10. $145,353
  11. Minneapolis/St Paul
  12. $142,500
  13. Boston
  14. $141,808
  15. Atlanta
  16. $141,076
  17. Dallas/Ft Worth
  18. $140,069
  19. Austin
  20. $138,448
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $136,969
  23. Chicago
  24. $136,870
  25. Toronto
  26. C$130,503
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $123,066
  29. San Diego
  30. $119,014
  31. Dublin
  32. €102,333
  33. London
  34. £79,096
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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: