Entry-Level Data Engineer Salary

An Entry-Level Data Engineer earns an average salary of $84,143 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Machine Learning, Scala, Data Warehouse, Apache Spark, and Java.

$61,063 - $120,966
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$84K
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MEDIAN: $84,143
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$18.38 - $53.83
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MEDIAN: $36.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,063 - $120,966  
   
Bonus
$2,051 - $21,439  
Profit Sharing
$6,286  
Total Pay (?
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$61,216 - $125,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 321
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $53.83  
   
Overtime
$32.58 - $75.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,051 - $21,439  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,286  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$61,216 - $125,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Data Engineer Advice

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`"$Software doesn't matter."`
If you learn data structures and how they fit together, then any reliable software you are comfortable with will work. You're best off learning both something specifically for data manipulation, and something more broad for text manipulation.

Key Stats for Data Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
8%
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Skills That Affect Data Engineer Salaries

Machine Learning
▲33%

Data Warehouse
▲24%

Scala
▲24%

Apache Spark
▲22%

Java
▲19%

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
▲14%

Data Modeling
▲11%

Software Development
▲11%




▲1%

National Average
$86,000

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
▼1%


SQL
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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