Data Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$118,083
$13,884
Additional Cash Compensation
$131,967
Total Compensation
Median: $118K
Min: $65K
Max: $180K

How Much Does a Data Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $118,083. The average additional cash compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $13,884. The average total compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $131,967. Data Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Data Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Data Engineer jobs in Chicago

Senior Data Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+35
About Beyond Finance Beyond Finance is an exciting next generation FinTech company headquartered in Houston with additional offices in San Diego and Chicago. We provide financial products that are easy to use and accessible that aim to improve people’s lives. As the consumer debt market continues to grow in the United States, we have made it our objective to create a transparent and fair debt management service that is customized to the consumer

Data Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+59
Responsibilities include: Design, build, and maintain processes and components of a streaming data/ETL pipeline to support real-time analytics (from requirements to data transformation, data modeling, metric definition, reporting, etc.) Ensure the security, confidentiality, and integrity of client information for yourself and team Develop code using Big Data Technologies such as PySpark to write advanced data processing and analytic

Data Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+48
Turn it up to 11 as a Data Engineer!  Do you want to solve some of the biggest challenges facing companies today using data and analytics?  Do you want the opportunity to work with a team of incredibly intelligent, fun-loving, and collaborative individuals?  Are you looking to grow and develop your skills across a variety of technologies and tools?  If you answered yes to any of those questions, then Inspire11 could be a great fit for you!  We

Arity-Senior Data Scientist - Machine Learning (Remote-Home Based Worker)

Chicago
3 days ago
+34
As a Senior Data Scientist at Arity, you will help lead the use of data to drive decisions at scale. You will collaborate with product owners, data & software engineers, and designers to develop and deploy robust, scalable services that enhance our understanding of user mobility. You will create new ways of finding meaning from our unique combination of driving and mobility data along with insurance, shared mobility, and mobile app data that help us understand transportation and the risk of behaviors on the road. You will also help shape and grow our culture we have worked hard to establish – promoting recognition of good work, continuous learning, winning together, and having fun along the way.

Director, Data Engineering

Chicago
4 days ago
+53
You will lead Alliant’s Data Engineering team and will be responsible for creating the vision and strategy to transform Alliant’s data and analytics capabilities.  The Director will have oversight of data and BI engineers, data analysts, and advanced analytics engineers that develop, manage and support the entire data landscape for Alliant.  The Director is responsible for leading Alliant’s data journey from traditional on-prem data technologies to a modern cloud-based platform.  In addition, the Director is responsible for ensuring that the Data Engineering team is delivering the data needs to the organization via our data warehouse, data lake and suite of reporting, dashboard and analytics tools.  The incumbent will work cross-functionally throughout the organization and will build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, stakeholders and other internal business partners to ensure Alliant’s strategy and goals are being met through robust data solutions.  General direction is received from the Vice President, Technology Strategy and Transformation. 

Senior Data Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+59
Responsibilities include: Act as the senior member of a cross-functional, agile data development team. Jump in and solve the most complex technical problems and design issues. Initiate and lead refactoring effort. Be a top-notch coder on the team, capable of deep diving into implementation details of components and features across the technology stacks. Stay on top of and drive adoption of advanced cloud-based features and capabilities

Data Engineering Architect

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
At West Monroe, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious. Our people-first culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, unique perspectives, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.  We

Data Engineering Managing Consultant

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+44
Provide data and analytics solutions to local clients throughout the Chicagoland area. Learn and work with cutting-edge technologies. Gain knowledge about industries such as; healthcare, retail, insurance, manufacturing, etc. Lead teams to design and architect robust data and analytical solutions for our clients. Work directly with clients to understand and document their business needs and technology requirements. Design, code and test data-centric solutions for clients. Be involved from the beginning to the end of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Mentor and help grow the careers of others. Assist in the sales process and help develop new business. Contribute significantly to the growth of Aptitive and our clients.

Senior Data Engineering Consultant

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+44
Provide data and analytics solutions to local clients throughout the Chicagoland area. Learn and work with cutting-edge technologies. Gain knowledge about industries such as; healthcare, retail, insurance, manufacturing, etc. Lead teams to design and architect robust data and analytical solutions for our clients. Work directly with clients to understand and document their business needs and technology requirements. Design, code and test data-centric solutions for clients. Be involved from the beginning to the end of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Mentor and help grow the careers of others. Assist in the sales process and help develop new business. Contribute significantly to the growth of Aptitive and our clients.

Data Engineering Consultant

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+44
Work with local clients throughout the Chicagoland area. Learn and work with cutting-edge technologies. Gain knowledge about industries such as healthcare, retail, insurance, manufacturing, etc. Collaborate with a team to help design and architect robust data and analytical solutions for our clients. Work directly with clients to understand and document their business and technology requirements. Design, code and test data centric solutions. Be involved from the beginning to the end of the system development life cycle (SDLC). Mentor and help grow the careers of others. Contribute significantly to the growth of Aptitive and our clients.

Senior Business Analyst - Data Engineering

Chicago
4 days ago
+32
Company: Oak Street Health  Title: Senior Business Analyst - Data Engineering Oak Street Health is a network of value-based neighborhood primary care centers throughout the Midwest, East Coast, and the South. Oak Street operates an innovative model that drives patient engagement, improves health outcomes, and manages medical costs for the older adult population. In this virtuous cycle: every dollar saved is another dollar we can reinvest to

Data Engineer, Research Data Management

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+58
As a Database Engineer on our Research Data Management team, you will play an integral role in managing various datasets used by Traders and Quantitative Researchers to analyze financial markets, determine trading opportunities, and establish trading strategies.

Data Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Data Engineer salary in Chicago is between $120k - $130k.

Average Data Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Data Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $120,524 on average.

Data Engineer Salary by gender

The average Data Engineer salary for women is $105,274 and the average Data Engineer salary for men is $119,571.

Data Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Data Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $129,780. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $87,600.

Average Data + Analytics salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Junior Data Analyst $61,722
Min: $36K
Max: $85K
Data Analyst $69,819
Min: $42K
Max: $150K
Junior Business Analyst $72,000
Min: $72K
Max: $72K
Business Analyst $75,231
Min: $35K
Max: $180K
Business Intelligence Analyst $85,648
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Senior Data Analyst $87,662
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Junior Data Scientist $88,000
Min: $70K
Max: $106K
Senior Business Analyst $95,602
Min: $69K
Max: $150K
Business Intelligence Developer $96,953
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
Analytics Manager $111,070
Min: $80K
Max: $163K
Data Scientist $112,376
Min: $68K
Max: $188K
Data Engineer $118,083
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
Senior Data Engineer $130,292
Min: $100K
Max: $162K
Business Intelligence Manager $131,485
Min: $109K
Max: $180K
Senior Data Scientist $136,272
Min: $47K
Max: $215K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $142,188
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Director of Analytics $157,464
Min: $103K
Max: $260K
Data Engineering Manager $161,175
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
CIO (Chief Information Officer) $230,675
Min: $157K
Max: $325K

Skills that affect Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

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Python
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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Data Architecture
1% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill

Recent Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

$87,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $87,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$132,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $132,000 with +$29,040 in additional cash compensation
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$27,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$115,500
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,500 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$141,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $141,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
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