DATA ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$98,000
$72,000
Min 10%
$98,000
Median 50%
$133,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Netflix
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a data engineer make?
As a Data Engineer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $98,330 per year or $47.27 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $133,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $72,000 per year. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Data Engineer salaries include California, Hawaii, Nevada, Washington, and Connecticut. Most Data Engineers spend 2.4 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$78,430

Average Data Engineer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Data Engineer makes. Internet companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Data Engineers. Netflix and Facebook are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like NerdWallet or Intuit, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Data Engineers.

Average Data Engineer Salary By Location

As a Data Engineer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $98,330 per year or $47.27 per hour. The top city when it comes to Data Engineer salaries is Redwood City, CA at $115,924 per year. The average starting salary in Redwood City, CA for Data Engineers is $78,000. California, Hawaii, Nevada, Washington, and Connecticut are the highest paying states. Idaho, Alabama, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Montana have the lowest reported salaries for Data Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Redwood City, CA
$115,924
2
Redmond, WA
$100,020
3
Hartford, CT
$96,530
4
Jersey City, NJ
$96,183
5
New York, NY
$96,089

Average Data Engineer Salary By Industry

Wages for Data Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Internet companies, Hospitality companies, and Finance companies pay their Data Engineers well. Salaries for Data Engineers in Internet companies average $102,357 annually, while Hospitality companies and Finance companies pay $96,165 and $92,945, respectively. At $86,431, the average salary for Data Engineers in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$102,357
2
Hospitality
$96,165
3
Finance
$92,945
4
Professional
$92,359
5
Technology
$90,700

RECENTLY ADDED Data Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Analytic Recruiting Inc.
Data Engineer
10/31/2019
$108,524
Kelly It
Data Engineer
10/31/2019
$131,481
Vegas PBS
Data Engineer
10/31/2019
$49,211
Eliassen Group
Data Engineer
10/31/2019
$93,915
Eliassen Group
Data Engineer
10/31/2019
$104,350
10/31/2019
$130,000
Interquest Group
Data Engineer
10/31/2019
$140,000
TDA Tech
Data Engineer
10/31/2019
$120,000
10/31/2019
$80,000
10/31/2019
$90,000
Show More