How much does a Data Engineer make?

Updated Jan 19, 2022

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$112,493 /yr
Average Base Pay

7,889 salaries

$76K

Low

$112K

Average

$166K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Data Engineer make? The national average salary for a Data Engineer is $112,493 in United States. Filter by location to see Data Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,889 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Data Engineer employees.

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What is the salary trajectory for a Data Engineer?

$112,493 /yr
Data Engineer
$135,961 /yr
Senior Data Engineer
$135,945 /yr
Lead Data Engineer
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What are some related job titles for a Data Engineer?

Analytics

$84,598

per year

Data Analytics

$84,355

per year

Data Mining

$124,812

per year

Data Scientist

$117,212

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Data Engineer in United States of America

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$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Data Engineer with less than one year of experience

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Data Engineering with less than one year of experience

$143,925

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Data Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

8 days ago by a Data Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$12,000/yr

8 days ago by a Data Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Data Engineer with less than one year of experience

$135,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Data Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$140,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Data Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Data Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Meta
4.3

Meta

Data Engineer

$168,837

 /yr
Range: $102K - $274K

$102K

$274K

$102,280 - $274,256 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Data Engineer

$171,980

 /yr
Range: $79K - $194K

$79K

$194K

$78,531 - $194,471 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Data Engineer

$124,110

 /yr
Range: $26K - $235K

$26K

$235K

$25,779 - $234,986 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Data Engineer

$96,975

 /yr
Range: $48K - $203K

$48K

$203K

$47,541 - $202,785 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Data Engineer

$117,457

 /yr
Range: $51K - $354K

$51K

$354K

$50,616 - $354,293 Range

DXC Technology
3.4

DXC Technology

Data Engineer

$86,288

 /yr
Range: $59K - $119K

$59K

$119K

$59,334 - $118,524 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Data Engineer

$82,063

 /yr
Range: $60K - $153K

$60K

$153K

$60,000 - $152,736 Range

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Aetna
3.6

Aetna

Data Engineer

$103,956

 /yr
Range: $80K - $133K

$80K

$133K

$79,648 - $132,598 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Data Engineer

$93,431

 /yr
Range: $73K - $121K

$73K

$121K

$73,477 - $120,824 Range

Agilent Technologies
4.2

Agilent Technologies

Data Engineer

$109,991

 /yr
Range: $110K - $142K

$110K

$142K

$109,991 - $142,406 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Data Engineer

$164,035

 /yr
Range: $100K - $212K

$100K

$212K

$99,759 - $212,436 Range

The Hartford
4

The Hartford

Data Engineer

$110,471

 /yr
Range: $82K - $134K

$82K

$134K

$82,409 - $133,796 Range

Optum
3.7

Optum

Data Engineer

$97,840

 /yr
Range: $75K - $139K

$75K

$139K

$75,000 - $138,546 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Data Engineer

$100,165

 /yr
Range: $63K - $143K

$63K

$143K

$63,270 - $142,554 Range

ServiceNow
4.5

ServiceNow

Data Engineer

$89,846

 /yr
Range: $79K - $90K

$79K

$90K

$78,743 - $89,846 Range

Target
3.7

Target

Data Engineer

$176,605

 /yr
Range: $86K - $185K

$86K

$185K

$86,020 - $185,272 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Data Engineer

$89,050

 /yr
Range: $69K - $130K

$69K

$130K

$69,028 - $130,000 Range

HP Inc.
4.2

HP Inc.

Data Engineer

$121,308

 /yr
Range: $111K - $134K

$111K

$134K

$110,732 - $134,495 Range

USAA
3.6

USAA

Data Engineer

$103,583

 /yr
Range: $67K - $165K

$67K

$165K

$66,605 - $164,793 Range

General Motors (GM)
4

General Motors (GM)

Data Engineer

$89,409

 /yr
Range: $68K - $143K

$68K

$143K

$68,416 - $143,289 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Data Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Data Engineer is $112,493 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Data Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7889 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Data Engineer in United States is $165,553 per year.

The lowest salary for a Data Engineer in United States is $76,439 per year.

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