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Data Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$117,966
$16,431
Additional Cash Compensation
$134,397
Total Compensation
Median: $118K
Min: $65K
Max: $165K

How Much Does a Data Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $117,966. The average additional cash compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $16,431. The average total compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $134,397. Data Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Data Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Data Engineer jobs in Chicago

Data Center Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+29
You will be in charge of maintaining our US data centers, including but not limited to the following: Installing and cabling switches, servers, and appliances in our onsite data center. Facilitating installation of servers and network equipment with smart hands in remote co-locations. Managing power and space including monitoring and capacity planning. Maintaining a consistent and clean cable management philosophy. Managing cable inventory. Replacing hard drives/memory/transceivers and other hardware related tasks as required by our server and network teams. Assisting with planning moves or new build-outs. Getting equipment to and from remote co-locations including packing/shipping. Maintaining data center documentation.

Machine Learning Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+24
We are looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to build world-class machine learning platform solutions. You will be responsible for empowering data scientists and AI scientists by developing a collection of industry-strength platform services to greatly improve scientists productivity and facilitate innovation. Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Manager - Machine Learning

Chicago
1 week ago
+24
We are looking for a Manager of Machine Learning Engineering to lead our team of accomplished ML engineers to build world-class machine learning platform solutions. You will be responsible for empowering data scientists and AI scientists by providing a collection of industry-strength platform services to greatly improve scientists productivity and facilitate innovation. Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Machine Learning Data Scientist

Chicago
6 months ago
+44
We are looking for a Statistical Machine Learning expert to be a member of our Quantitative Research team.  You will be using large data sets to create trading strategies, improve trading, quantitative research and data mining. This work will be challenging, fast-paced, and competitive. You will collaborate with quants and traders to develop and improve trading strategies.

Data Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+17
Building end-to-end data integration and data warehousing solutions for analytics teams. Designing and creating services and system architecture. Building and maintaining enterprise data platforms. Working daily with SQL and Python and using Spark for big data processing. Using analytical and problem-solving skills to take complex business requests and transform them into clean, simple data solutions. Brainstorming and contributing ideas to our technology, algorithms, and products. Working with an agile mindset to deliver small projects quickly in order to provide value and gain feedback in a production environment. Bringing insight and experience to the Data Services team through mentoring other engineers.

Data Engineer

Chicago
6 days ago
+36
Data Engineers at VillageMD build distributed components, pipelines, and tools that enable our organization to make analytical, data-driven decisions. We're in a unique position to impact everyone in primary care from independent, family-owned practices to world-class health systems. We aggregate, process, and deliver rich datasets to improve the effectiveness of primary care for our doctors and patients.

Data Engineer

Chicago
6 days ago
+47
We are looking for a passionate, driven, and detail-oriented Data Engineer to join our Data Science and Analytics team. In this role, you’ll work with our team to design, implement, and optimize our data lake and data pipelines. At DialogTech, we have a mixture of structured and unstructured data -- the DialogTech platform handles over 1 million calls/day and produces over 10 millions minutes of transcriptions per month, and our data labeling team generates over 600 thousand data labels per year. As a Data Engineer, you’ll be focused on building data pipelines and tools to help us scale up our labeling and modeling practices. You'll be expected to keep up with current trends in technologies that can be used to improve our data focused systems.

Data Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+28
Kalderos is experiencing a unique rapid scale moment and is seeking several development and engineering roles, including a Data Engineer that will be responsible for building world-class software solutions over a wide variety of warehousing, analytics, machine learning and reporting requirements. The ideal candidate is a leader who has extensive experience in data delivery and decision support technologies, has a strong sense of responsibility to customer concerns and who enjoys working in an environment filled with variety, urgency, and continuous personal and professional growth.

Big Data Engineer - Chicago

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+43
Be a part of our Big Data team and of an overall Data Organization spanning multiple offices. Participate in architecture discussions and bring your experience in scalable data pipelines using Kafka Streams and/or other Big Data tools. Take ownership of design and implementation of scalable and fault tolerant projects. Maintain and incrementally improve existing solutions. Get to build brand new pipelines with the technology stack including Spark, Spark Structured Streaming, Kafka, Hadoop, MySql, Python.

Senior Data Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+17
You will build end-to-end data solutions with a focus on ownership. You will design performant data models with an eye on optimizing storage and retrieval. You will create the tools that enable others and foster best practices. You will add to our data platform with a DevOps mindset. You will take complex business requests and transform them into clean, simple data solutions. You will contribute ideas to our technology, algorithms, and products. You will work with an agile mindset to deliver small projects quickly in order to provide value and gain feedback in a production environment. You will create amazing user experiences.

Associate Data Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+49
As an Associate Data Engineer you will build and expand upon the testing framework and testing infrastructure of IAS’ core ad verification, analytics and anti ad fraud software products. The ideal candidate is naturally curious, dedicated, detail-oriented with a strong desire to work with awesome people in a highly collaborative environment. You should be able to not take yourself too seriously as well.

Data Engineering Managing Consultant

Chicago
1 month ago
+37
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 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 $125,667 on average.

Data Engineer Salary by gender

The average Data Engineer salary for women is $106,859 and the average Data Engineer salary for men is $119,875.

Data Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Data Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $127,775. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $84,500.

Average Data + Analytics salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Junior Data Analyst $47,750
Min: $36K
Max: $63K
Data Analyst $68,962
Min: $42K
Max: $150K
Junior Business Analyst $72,000
Min: $72K
Max: $72K
Business Analyst $73,646
Min: $35K
Max: $180K
Senior Data Analyst $85,202
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Business Intelligence Analyst $85,621
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Business Intelligence Developer $94,680
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
Senior Business Analyst $95,319
Min: $67K
Max: $135K
Junior Data Scientist $106,000
Min: $106K
Max: $106K
Analytics Manager $110,843
Min: $80K
Max: $163K
Data Scientist $111,433
Min: $45K
Max: $155K
Data Engineer $117,966
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
Business Intelligence Manager $130,000
Min: $115K
Max: $140K
Senior Data Engineer $134,000
Min: $120K
Max: $162K
Senior Data Scientist $137,939
Min: $47K
Max: $215K
Data Architect $140,182
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Director of Analytics $148,062
Min: $103K
Max: $196K
Data Engineering Manager $196,000
Min: $182K
Max: $210K
CIO (Chief Information Officer) $235,194
Min: $157K
Max: $325K

Skills that affect Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

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Python
1% have this skill
2
Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
3
SQL
1% have this skill
4
Data Architechture
1% have this skill
5
Data Warehousing
1% have this skill
6
SQL
1% have this skill

Recent Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$8,500 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$121,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $121,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$20,800 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$118,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$165,458 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$122,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Scientist reported a yearly salary of $122,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
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