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Data engineer salary in New York, NY

How much does a Data Engineer make in New York, NY?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $126,604
Low $75,314
High $212,823
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a data engineer is $126,604 per year in New York, NY. 574 salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Data Engineers in New York, NY

  1. Capital One
    10,352 reviews158 salaries reported
    $189,599per year
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Highest paying cities for Data Engineers near New York, NY

  1. Ithaca, NY
    $171,479 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Queens, NY
    $141,858 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $129,490 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $126,604 per year
    574 salaries reported
  2. Rochester, NY
    $125,902 per year
    20 salaries reported
  3. Tarrytown, NY
    $125,292 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Manhattan, NY
    $121,592 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Long Island City, NY
    $114,034 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Buffalo, NY
    $110,241 per year
    7 salaries reported
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Where can a Data Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Data Engineers

Most recommended certification


(earn +41.93% more)

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 $126,604 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20171increase by 1
20185increase by 400.00%
20196increase by 20.00%

Top companies hiring Data Engineers with the recommended certification

Fora Financial LLC
Warner Bros. Discovery
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Top schools offering CAP

PMI Michigan Thumb Chapter

Top skills

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Data Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 568 ratings

69% of Data Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in New York, NY?

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Business Intelligence Developer

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Average $110,600 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Data Engineer

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