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Average Data Engineer Salary in Canada

C$79,777
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$5,960
Bonus
C$3,500
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The average salary for a Data Engineer in Canada is C$79,777.
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CA$55k
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CA$80k
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CA$110k
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C$55k - C$110k
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C$2k - C$10k
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C$503 - C$10k
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C$52k - C$116k
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What Do Data Engineers Do?

Data Engineer Tasks
  • Develop technical solutions to improve access to data and data usage.
  • Understand data needs and advise company on technological resources.
  • Aggregate and analyze various data sets to provide actionable insight.
  • Develop reports, dashboards, and tools for business-users.

Job Satisfaction for Data Engineer

4 out of 5
(22)
Highly Satisfied
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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Data Engineers?

Skills in ETL (Extract, transform, load), Apache Spark and Big Data Analytics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL and Python.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Engineers?

An entry-level Data Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$66,243 based on 39 salaries. An early career Data Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,498 based on 215 salaries. A mid-career Data Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$87,213 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Data Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$103,351 based on 35 salaries.
Employees with Data Engineer in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (4.4% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Calgary, Alberta (21.7% less) and Montréal, Québec (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 380 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.3%
Early Career
56.6%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
9.2%