Average Experienced Data Engineer Salary

$117,902
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$86k
MEDIAN
$118k
90%
$157k

The average salary for a Data Engineer is $117,902

Base Salary
$86k - $157k
Bonus
$3k - $23k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $30k
Total Pay
$87k - $174k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
81.3%
Female
17.4%
Prefer to self-define
1.3%
This data is based on 224 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

87%

Vision

82%

None

10%