Average Entry-Level Data Engineer Salary

$77,321
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$58k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$104k

The average salary for a Data Engineer is $77,321

Base Salary
$58k - $104k
Bonus
$2k - $11k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $15k
Total Pay
$57k - $109k
Is Average Entry-Level Data Engineer Salary your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
EXPLORE BY:

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Engineers?

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.
Find your market worth – how it works:

Gender Breakdown

Male
71.7%
Female
27.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 488 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

76%

Vision

70%

None

14%