Data Engineer Salary in 2024

💰 The median Data Engineer Salary in 2024 is USD 142,375

✏️ This salary info is based on 2948 individual salaries reported during 2024

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Salary details

The average Data Engineer salary lies between USD 106,700 and USD 188,500 globally. It represents the overall compensation/gross salary amount for the working year (before deductions like social security, taxes and other contributions), not including equity/stock options or similar benefits.

Job title
Data Engineer
Experience
all levels
Region
global/worldwide
Salary year
2024
Sample size
2948
Top 10%
$ 230,000
Top 25%
$ 188,500
Median
$ 142,375
Bottom 25%
$ 106,700
Bottom 10%
$ 81,250

All data shown are full-time equivalent (FTE) salaries. Part-time salary information has been extrapolated to its FTE value.

Last updated: July 21, 2024

Salary trend

Top 20 Job Tags for Data Engineer roles

The three most common job tag items assiciated with Data Engineer job listings are Engineering, Python and SQL. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job tags in 2024 and the number of open jobs that where associated with them during that period:

Engineering | 7276 jobs Python | 7126 jobs SQL | 7019 jobs Pipelines | 6133 jobs ETL | 4828 jobs AWS | 4699 jobs Data pipelines | 4653 jobs Architecture | 4251 jobs Spark | 4171 jobs Computer Science | 4082 jobs Azure | 3532 jobs Big Data | 3507 jobs Agile | 3386 jobs Security | 2927 jobs Machine Learning | 2876 jobs Java | 2863 jobs GCP | 2571 jobs Data quality | 2546 jobs Testing | 2434 jobs Airflow | 2416 jobs

Top 20 Job Perks/Benefits for Data Engineer roles

The three most common job benefits and perks assiciated with Data Engineer job listings are Career development, Health care and Flex hours. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job perks or benefits in 2024 and the number of open jobs that where offering them during that period:

Career development | 5688 jobs Health care | 2998 jobs Flex hours | 2562 jobs Team events | 1850 jobs Startup environment | 1802 jobs Competitive pay | 1685 jobs Equity / stock options | 1594 jobs Flex vacation | 1356 jobs Salary bonus | 1356 jobs Insurance | 1219 jobs Parental leave | 1217 jobs Medical leave | 1037 jobs Wellness | 821 jobs 401(k) matching | 705 jobs Fitness / gym | 406 jobs Gear | 314 jobs Relocation support | 271 jobs Home office stipend | 268 jobs Transparency | 249 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 208 jobs

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Data Engineer @ $ 71,875 (United Kingdom) - Senior-level / Expert Details
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