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Average Data Engineer Salary in India

₹843,140
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
₹97,589
Bonus
₹275,000
Commission
₹75,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Data Engineer in India is ₹843,140.
10%
₹361k
MEDIAN
₹843k
90%
₹2m
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₹361k - ₹2m
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₹20k - ₹291k
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Data Engineer are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Tata Consultancy Services Limited and IBM India Private Limited. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is ₹1,725,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and IBM India Private Limited, earning around ₹1,017,500 and ₹709,859, respectively. InfoSys Limited pays the lowest at around ₹467,500. Accenture and Accenture Technology Solutions also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹675,000 and ₹684,700, respectively.

Career Paths

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Data Engineer
Data Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Data Engineers?

Skills in SQL, ETL (Extract, transform, load), Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 ₹464,924 based on 66 salaries. An early career Data Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹735,329 based on 477 salaries. A mid-career Data Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,267,703 based on 264 salaries. An experienced Data Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,674,099 based on 67 salaries.
Employees with Data Engineer in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 27.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (15.6% more) and New Delhi, Delhi (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mumbai, Maharashtra (13.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 874 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.6%
Early Career
54.6%
Mid Career
30.2%
Experienced
7.7%

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