Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Data Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$129,041 / yrTotal Pay
$108,539 / yrBase Pay
$20,502 / yrAdditional Pay

$129,041

 / yr
$85K$199K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Data Engineer is $129,041 per year in the San Francisco, CA area, with an average salary of $108,539 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 $20,502 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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Total Pay Trajectory

For Data Engineer in San Francisco, CA

$129,041 /yr
Data Engineer
$166,680 /yr
Senior Data Engineer
$176,834 /yr
Lead Data Engineer
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Related Job Titles

For Data Engineer in San Francisco, CA

Some related job titles are Analytics Salaries with median pay of $153,766, Data Analytics Salaries with median pay of $128,160, Data Mining Salaries with median pay of $109,182, Data Scientist Salaries with median pay of $140,957.

Top Paying Companies

For a Data Engineer in San Francisco, CA

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Data Engineer in San Francisco, CA. Employers include Wish, Meta and Google.

1
Wish
$244,166/yr
2
Meta
$238,775/yr
3
Google
$228,196/yr
5
Block
$216,452/yr
6
Apple
$215,120/yr
10
Uber
$209,108/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Data Engineer in San Francisco, CA

The top 5 paying industries for a Data Engineer in San Francisco, CA are Information Technology with a median total pay of $213,591, Healthcare with a median total pay of $201,680, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $192,896, Financial Services with a median total pay of $176,452, and Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $165,613.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$213,591

    2% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$201,680

    4% Lower than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$192,896

    9% Lower than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$176,452

    19% Lower than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$165,613

    27% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Data Engineer are Wish, Meta, and Google.

WishWish$244,166/yr
MetaMeta$238,775/yr
GoogleGoogle$228,196/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

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.

How does the Data engineer salary in San Francisco, CA compare to the national average salary in US for the same job?

The average salary for a Data engineer in US is $112,493 per year based on 7,889 salary contributions, which is 24.79% less than the salary for a Data engineer in San Francisco, CA. The cost of living and the local demand for the work are among the factors affecting wages. The top 3 companies in US where a Data engineer gets the highest compensation are BlackRock, Inc., Apple Inc. and Meta. Bigger companies typically pay 3.12% more than smaller companies for a Data engineer.

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 1-3 years

$215,000

/yr

$150K | $65K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 4-6 years

$150,000

/yr

$145K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 4-6 years

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 1-3 years

$209,500

/yr

$167K | $43K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 1-3 years

$100,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 7-9 years

$120,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

7-9 years
3 days ago
Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 4-6 years

$145,000

/yr

$135K | $10K

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 4-6 years

$170,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 | 1-3 years

$126,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago

Data Engineer pay FAQ in San Francisco, CA

The average salary for a Data Engineer is $108,539 per year in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 13394 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

The highest salary for a Data Engineer in San Francisco, CA is $161,034 per year.

The lowest salary for a Data Engineer in San Francisco, CA is $73,158 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Data Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Data Engineer.