$90,963
Avg. Salary
$38.54
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$7,527

Bonus

$6,924

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Data Engineer is $38.54 per hour.

The average pay for a Data Engineer is $90,963 per year.

$24.84
10%
$38.54
50%
$67.19
90%
MEDIAN $38.54
$63k
10%
$91k
50%
$130k
90%
MEDIAN $90,963
$63,292 - $130,456
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MEDIAN: $90,963
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$0$138K
Salary $63,292 - $130,456
Bonus $2,034 - $18,100
Profit Sharing $1,969 - $29,517
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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$63,731 - $138,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,605
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $24.84 - $67.19
Overtime $35.55 - $75.85
Annual Data $0$138K
Bonus $2,034 - $18,100
Profit Sharing $1,969 - $29,517
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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$63,731 - $138,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 97

Job Description for Data Engineer

Data engineers typically work in an indoor office setting, and a college degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field is often a minimum requirement for this position. Computer skills, particularly with Linux systems, and three to five years of prior work experience may also be required, and applicants should have knowledge of algorithms, data structures, and performance optimism and experience with processing and interpreting data sets.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Data Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Data Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 333 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Data Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 60 salaries. A Data Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $153,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

13%

-3%

-13%

-15%

National Average: $93,719

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Data Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Data Engineer?

Data Engineer in Boise:
"It’s good."
Pros: Personal development, emphasis on health, lots of room to move and grow in the company
Cons: It’s big, I feel a little like cattle... not Microns fault.

Data Engineer in San Antonio:
"Working in San Antonio."
Pros: Great technology community and beautiful downtown working environment.
Cons: Summer heat

Data Engineer in Philadelphia:
"Software engineer in Philadelphia."
Pros: Its small enough to navigate and know tech world but at the same time its growing in tech at very high speed
Cons: Very little to none Advance tech community

Data Engineer in Baton Rouge:
"Software doesn't matter."
If you learn data structures and how they fit together, then any reliable software you are comfortable with will work. You're best off learning both something specifically for data manipulation, and something more broad for text manipulation.

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Key Stats for Data Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 230 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Data Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲63%

▲33%

▲17%

National Average
$94,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Data Engineer Salaries

Scala
▲16%

▲15%


▲13%

▲12%

Linux
▲11%

▲10%





Python
▼0%

National Average
$94,000

SQL
▼5%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%