Data Engineer Salary in the US

$93,800
per year
per month
$7,820
per month
per year
Bonus
$7,340/year
Profit Sharing
$6,270/year
Bonus
$610/month
Profit Sharing
$520/month

Data Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Data Engineer is $93,800 per year ($7,820 per month), which is $40,310 (+75%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Data Engineer can expect an average starting salary of $64,300. The highest salaries can exceed $160,000.
$64,300
Low
$93,800
Average salary
$160,000
High
$5,360
Low
$7,820
Average salary
$13,330
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
$950
$106,900
$214,700
Salary$64,300 - 160,000
Bonus$2,150 - 18,500
Profit Sharing$950 - 36,200
Total Pay$67,400 - 214,700
$80
$8,910
$17,890
Salary$5,360 - 13,330
Bonus$180 - 1,540
Profit Sharing$80 - 3,020
Total Pay$5,620 - 17,890

Data Engineer Salary Range

Low
$64,300
Average salary
$93,800
Senior
$126,600
High
$160,000
Low
$5,360
Average salary
$7,820
Senior
$10,550
High
$13,330
Among data engineers, Junior Data Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Data Engineers and Principal Data Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Data Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Google Data Engineer$161K/year
+72% 
Principal Data Engineer$148K/year
+58% 
Facebook Data Engineer$135K/year
+44% 
Senior Data Engineer$127K/year
+35% 
Amazon Data Engineer$110K/year
+17% 
Walmart Data Engineer$103K/year
+10% 
Deloitte Data Engineer$100K/year
+7% 
Capital One Data Engineer$98K/year
+4% 
Junior Data Engineer$71K/year
 -24%

Data Engineer - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Data Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $64,300 per year. A mid career Data Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $87,600, while a Senior Data Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $126,600. Data Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn $143,800 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Data Engineer

Late Career▲ +53%
Senior▲ +35%
Average Salary$93,800/year
Mid Career▼ -7%
Entry Level▼ -31%

Gender Breakdown

Female
22%
Male
78%

Data Engineer - Jobs by Location

Data Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Data Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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