Average Data Engineer Salary

$92,489
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$65k
MEDIAN
$92k
90%
$132k

The average salary for a Data Engineer is $92,489

Base Salary
$65k - $132k
Bonus
$2k - $16k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $29k
Total Pay
$66k - $141k
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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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Job Satisfaction for Data Engineer

4 out of 5
(510)
Highly Satisfied
36Reviews
Based on 510 responses, the job of Data Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.98 out of 5. On average, Data Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
76.3%
Female
22.7%
Prefer to self-define
1.0%
This data is based on 1,823 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

89%

Dental

83%

Vision

77%

None

11%