$84,321
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$6,142

Profit Sharing

$6,286

An Entry-Level Data Engineer earns an average salary of $84,143 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Machine Learning, Scala, Data Warehouse, Apache Spark, and Java.

$61,074 - $120,423
$61K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,321
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$26.17 - $54.10
$26
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MEDIAN: $34.88
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$0$124K
Salary $61,074 - $120,423
Bonus $2,030 - $15,132
Profit Sharing $1,957 - $14,298
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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$61,520 - $124,597
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,017
Hourly Data $0$76
Hourly Rate $26.17 - $54.10
Overtime $34.32 - $76.03
Annual Data $0$124K
Bonus $2,030 - $15,132
Profit Sharing $1,957 - $14,298
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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$61,520 - $124,597
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Data Engineer

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Pay Difference by Location

19%

16%

-17%

National Average: $86,686

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

Data Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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.

Key Stats for Data Engineer

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 150 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Data Engineer Salaries

Machine Learning
▲33%

Scala
▲24%

Data Warehouse
▲23%

Apache Spark
▲22%

Java
▲19%

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
▲13%

Data Modeling
▲11%

Software Development
▲11%




▼0%

National Average
$87,000

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
▼2%


SQL
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 150 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 7%