How much does a Release Engineer I make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Release Engineer I in the United States is $27 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $26 and $30. Hourly rate 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. 

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Release Engineer I is responsible for software builds and releases. 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 bachelor's 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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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