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Average Mid-Career Data Engineer Salary in India

₹1,250,856
Avg. Salary
₹140,000
Bonus
₹198,317
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Data Engineer in India is ₹1,250,856.
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₹688k
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₹2m
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₹688k - ₹2m
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₹34k - ₹325k
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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.

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Data Engineer
Data Architect
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Data Engineers?

Skills in SQL, Apache Spark, ETL (Extract, transform, load), Python and Apache Hadoop are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 ₹431,693 based on 57 salaries. An early career Data Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹735,329 based on 450 salaries. An experienced Data Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,632,192 based on 65 salaries.
Employees with Data Engineer in their job title in Pune, Maharashtra earn an average of 13.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (12.2% more) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mumbai, Maharashtra (15.4% less) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 572 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.0%
Early Career
78.7%
Experienced
11.4%

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