Release Engineer I Salary in the United States

How much does a Release Engineer I make in the United States? The average Release Engineer I salary in the United States is $54,769 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $53,159 and $61,225. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Release Engineer I is responsible for software builds and releases. Is responsible for the design and development of builds, scripts, installation procedures, and systems including source code control and issue tracking. Being a Release Engineer I works closely with a quality assurance team to ensure final version is up to organizational standards. Requires a bachelors degree. The Release Engineer I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Release Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Release Engineer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Release Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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