Salaries//Senior Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$137,828
$20,733
Additional Cash Compensation
$158,561
Total Compensation
Median: 130,000
Min: $30K
Max: $254K

How Much Does a Senior Data Engineer Make in US?

The average salary for a Senior Data Engineer in US is $137,828. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Data Engineer in US is $20,733. The average total compensation for a Senior Data Engineer in US is $158,561. Senior Data Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Senior Data Engineer employees in US.

Senior Data Engineer
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best-paying cities for Senior Data Engineer

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Princeton-Trenton and Remote.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
San Francisco, CA$210,728
+ 36% (134,330)
Los Angeles, CA$180,720
+ 26% (134,330)
New York City, NY$170,219
+ 21% (134,330)
Princeton-Trenton$162,625
+ 17% (134,330)
Remote$153,446
+ 12% (134,330)
Seattle, WA$153,400
+ 12% (134,330)
Austin, TX$153,231
+ 12% (134,330)
Boston, MA$152,333
+ 12% (134,330)
Greater Denver Area$148,583
+ 10% (134,330)
Orange County$146,000
+ 8% (134,330)

Senior Data Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Data Engineer salary for women is $149,860 and the average Senior Data Engineer salary for men is $147,551.

Senior Data Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Data Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $150,527. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $119,185.

Senior Data Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Data Engineer salary in US is between $140k - $150k.

Average Data + Analytics salaries in US

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Data Analyst$62,447
Min: $40K
Max: $120K
Junior Business Analyst$66,160
Min: $30K
Max: $134K
Business Analyst$83,165
Min: $0K
Max: $250K
Data Analyst$84,223
Min: $0K
Max: $210K
Business Intelligence Analyst$87,537
Min: $10K
Max: $175K
Junior Data Scientist$87,887
Min: $1K
Max: $140K
Business Intelligence Developer$101,661
Min: $10K
Max: $400K
Senior Business Analyst$101,756
Min: $60K
Max: $188K
Senior Data Analyst$102,256
Min: $48K
Max: $210K
Analytics Manager$116,846
Min: $0K
Max: $302K
Data Engineer$125,061
Min: $0K
Max: $300K
Data Scientist$125,677
Min: $10K
Max: $345K
Business Intelligence Manager$126,087
Min: $38K
Max: $260K
Database Administrator$131,381
Min: $69K
Max: $260K
Big Data Engineer$132,171
Min: $103K
Max: $227K
Senior Data Engineer$137,828
Min: $30K
Max: $254K
Data Architect$145,374
Min: $0K
Max: $279K
Senior Data Scientist$149,231
Min: $47K
Max: $396K
Director of Analytics$161,232
Min: $2K
Max: $350K
Data Engineering Manager$164,650
Min: $110K
Max: $279K
Engineering Manager$171,228
Min: $0K
Max: $531K
Chief Information Officer$215,391
Min: $96K
Max: $315K
CIO (Chief Information Officer)$228,440
Min: $96K
Max: $450K

FAQ

Q:

What does a senior data engineer do?

A.
Senior data engineers manage the building and implementation of databases, data warehouses, and data models to store company information.
Q:

How to become a senior data engineer?

A.
Senior data engineers usually have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or a related technical discipline. Candidates may also hold a master’s degree in data engineering, data analytics or a similar field to access more career growth opportunities.
Q:

How much does a senior data engineer make?

A.

The salary range for a senior data engineer is $90K-$254K. The average salary for a Senior Data Engineer in US is $137,828.

Career Info

Senior Data Engineer jobs in US

Skills that affect Senior Data Engineer salaries in US

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Business Reporting & Analysis
0% have this skill
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Data Architecture
0% have this skill
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Data Warehousing
0% have this skill
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SQL
0% have this skill
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Data Mining
0% have this skill
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Data Modeling
0% have this skill

Average Senior Data Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Data Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $150,900 on average.

Recent Senior Data Engineer salaries in US

$137,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Big Data Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $137,000 with +$13,700 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Atlanta, GA
$202,200
Yearly Salary
A Senior Database Engineer reported a yearly salary of $202,200 with +$65,418 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $210,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin, TX
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Remote
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Database Developer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Detroit, MI
$150,250
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Enablement Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,250 with +$22,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Austin, TX
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston, MA
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago, IL
$245,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $245,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$119,185
Yearly Salary
A Senior Manager, Data Engineering reported a yearly salary of $119,185 with +$225,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Austin, TX