A Data Engineer with SQL skills earns an average salary of $85,276 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$59,876 - $128,601
(Median)
$60K
$85K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,276
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Salary
$59,876 - $128,601  
   
Bonus
$2,367 - $25,639  
Profit Sharing
$5,300  
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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$60,659 - $143,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Experience Affects Data Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$89,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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