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Data Engineer yearly salaries in the United States at

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Meets national average
Average $129,872
Low $63,000
High $219,000

Salary estimated from 29 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

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Financial perks

  • Employee discount


  • Health insurance


  • Flexible schedule
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
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Not worth the craziness, at least doing I.T. support for them!

Like many people, I accepted a job at Amazon because COVID caused my previous employer to almost go under and to do mass layoffs. Amazon has been grabbing up a lot of talent that left these smaller companies during the pandemic, since they're in such a good position to benefit financially from all of it.The reality though? Amazon's rapid shift to allowing almost everyone to work from home meant they had to re-purpose all of the "local I.T." staff as phone and chat help desk people. The current thinking in the company is that they'll never go back to the old business model of in person walk up support for computer issues. That's had a lot of side effects, including essentially dismantling the former audio-visual department and trying to cross-train them on I.T. support while I.T. learns how to do their jobs.It feels like procedures and processes change almost weekly, so you're often expected to review document daily at the start of your shift doing support, in case they changed something critical to how you provide that support. Combined with so many proprietary support tools (because Amazon really likes to build its own solutions rather than adopting industry standards sold by competitors), it can literally make one's head hurt trying to get a handle on everything and keep up with it. Meanwhile, the "numbers" people are constantly adopting more "metrics" and rules they want to apply to maximize efficiency.If you're someone who was only looking for a dead-end help-desk job to do for a year or two, Amazon might seem tempting. They offer good health insurance benefits and - 


Pay and benefits are competitive


Lots of talk about work/life balance that isn't really true. Super stressful.
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Steep Learning Curve and Ample Opportunities

Got to learn a lot of new things. Your experience can be good or bad depending on the team and manager you are working with. Lot of perks including 10% employee discount, commuters benefits and paid time off.
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Great Company to work.

Excellent environment to work in. Associates are eager to help, and management recognizes success regularly. Generous compensation structure rewards hard work
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How much does a Data Engineer make at in the United States?

Average Data Engineer yearly pay in the United States is approximately $129,872, which meets the national average.

Salary information comes from 29 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

Please note that all salary figures are approximations based upon third party submissions to Indeed. These figures are given to the Indeed users for the purpose of generalized comparison only. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures.

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