Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Data Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$116,465 / yrTotal Pay
$97,716 / yrBase Pay
$18,749 / yrAdditional Pay

$116,465

 / yr
$68K$269K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Data Engineer is $116,465 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $97,716 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,749 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$116,465 /yr
Data Engineer
$133,308 /yr
Senior Data Engineer
$138,976 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Data Engineer?

Some related job titles are Analytics Salaries with median pay of $114,067, Data Analytics Salaries with median pay of $107,167, Data Mining Salaries with median pay of $102,432, Data Scientist Salaries with median pay of $118,875.

What are total pay estimates for a Data Engineer at different companies?

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Data EngineerSee 698 salaries from all locations4,943 open jobs

$133,224

 / yr

$125,528

 / yr

$112,032

 / yr

$105,451

 / yr

$105,047

 / yr

$99,049

 / yr

$101,043

 / yr

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$107,470

 / yr

$126,035

 / yr

$98,088

 / yr

$101,448

 / yr

$105,654

 / yr

$104,824

 / yr

$98,406

 / yr

$108,060

 / yr

$104,957

 / yr

$101,038

 / yr

$105,146

 / yr

$106,350

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$102,024

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Recent data engineer Salaries

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Data Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Master Data Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$270,000

/yr

$210K | $60K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$109,965

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$110,000

/yr

$105K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$53

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$145,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Data Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Data Engineer is $97,716 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Data Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12495 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Data Engineer in United States is $145,827 per year.

The lowest salary for a Data Engineer in United States is $65,478 per year.

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