How much does a Data Engineer make in the United States?
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The average salary for a data engineer is $123,969 per year in the United States and $5,000 cash bonus per year.
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for data engineers
The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 20.00% since 2018. Data Engineers with this certification earn +41.93% more than the average base salary, which is $123,969 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this certification||Change from previous year|
|2017||1||increase by 1|
|2018||5||increase by 400.00%|
|2019||6||increase by 20.00%|
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
69% of Data engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
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