Database Reliability Engineer Compensation Roadmap



180000 at the intermediate level in San Francisco, CA USA


Attribute Grade Comment
Materials B The description and career development materials need to be unified. The title is fine.
Recruiting A We are attracting top candidates amd are on or ahead of our hiring plan.
Employee Satisfaction A There have been litte-to-no complaints since the DBRE role replaced the DBA role in late 2018
External Comparables A We are at or above the 75th percentile based on external data
Internal Comparables A This role is well compensated compared to adjecent roles like Site Reliability Engineer and Security Engineer.
Bonus C This role has incentive bonuses at the Distinguished/Director level and above, but not at the Staff/Manager level

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