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Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Community Manager
Content Manager
Content Marketing Manager
Content Strategist
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
CPO (Chief Product Officer)
Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Software Engineering
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
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Inside Sales Manager
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iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
Principal Software Engineer
Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
Public Relations Manager
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Data Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $117K
Min: $70K
Max: $165K

How Much Does a Data Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $116,950. The average additional cash compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $8,083. The average total compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $125,033. 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

Cloud Data Platform Engineer

2 weeks ago
Research, Evangelize, Apply, Lead, Monitor cloud adoption for backend systems. Set architecture standards and frameworks for our Data Lake. Develop best practices to provide guard rails. Engage on projects outside of building blocks if available. Play an important role in ensuring Groupon's transition to Cloud is executed successfully and efficiently as possible.

Sr. Data Modeler

North Suburbs
1 hour ago
Design, develop and deploy database models for application development to support business applications, ensuring system scalability, security, performance, and reliability. Perform data analysis and data modeling for operational application and analytical databases. Be responsible for data classification, naming, design of the database, and the creation of DDL. Provide technical consulting for application teams for data naming, classification, design and handling as a part of the first line of defense for data controls in designing systems. Suggest and implement improvements in architecture, team processes and functions.

Manager, Data Quality

2 weeks ago
As Manager, Data Quality, you will be responsible for ensuring accurate, trustworthy data is available to drive the analytics that are changing the way clinicians engage with patients. This role requires a strong understanding of healthcare data, competency to architect and implement ways to measure the quality of data and processes for dealing with poor data, and the ability to problem-solve at both very detailed and high levels. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who adds knowledge leadership and technical competency to the team while having a passion for improving data accuracy across our enterprise data asset. 

Data Engineer

3 days ago
Develop and extend in-house data toolkits based in Python and Java. Consult and educate internal users on Hadoop technologies and assist them in finding and effectively utilizing the best solutions for their problem space. Improve the performance of financial analytics platforms built around the Hadoop ecosystem.

Data Engineer

4 days ago
The Marketing Store is looking for a Data Engineer to join our team and bring solutions to our clients while also supporting existing projects. This role is an incredible opportunity for someone with a strong knowledge of data architecture with software development experience, as well as a desire to mentor junior team members. You will work closely with management, developers, engineers and project teams.

Data Engineer

4 days ago
You will be responsible for the continued successful delivery of data to internal and external customers. You will write software to automate processes associated with data acquisition, manipulation, and integration at a large scale. Responsibilities for this role include choosing the right technology, building the infrastructure, defining standards for the organization, and collaborating with other teams to ensure that the result has high impact for the business. You will work with other members of our team to develop solutions from prototypes to fully-realized ETL/ELT and data science workflows. This is an entry to mid-level position with ample opportunities for career advancement.


1 week ago
We are seeking forward-thinking Data Engineer to join Data team. You will be involved in the design and implementation of the Data Platform. We're looking for a Data Engineer who has passion for data processing and the challenges presented by different types of data at high velocity.

Data Engineer

2 weeks ago
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

North Suburbs
3 weeks ago
Designs and develops data-ingestion frameworks, real-time processing solutions, and data processing and transformation frameworks. Deploys application codes and analytical models. Provides support for deployed data applications and analytical models. Apply Object-Oriented Design (OOD) principles and develop software applications using Java. Ability to apply coding skills by working on API integrations, diagnosing and building entirely new functionality from scratch. Ability to work with static code analysis, perform unit testing and should have strong debugging skills. Good understanding on RDBMS and should be familiar with any of the databases like Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata MySQL, etc. Familiarity with concepts of SOAP & RESTful services. Understanding of continuous integration & continuous deployment techniques. Ability to effectively communicate ideas to team members with varying levels of technical expertise. Supports technical initiatives and provides input into best practices to team. Knowledge on ETL techniques, Hadoop, Data analytics, Big data is an advantage.

Cassandra Administrator

3 days ago
Manage large scale multi-nodes Cassandra cluster environments residing on AWS. Handle all Cassandra environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring. Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Cassandra database. Creation of key performance metrics, measuring the utilization, performance and overall health of the cluster. Capacity planning and implementation of new/upgraded hardware and software releases as well as for storage infrastructure. Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks. Ability to closely calibrate with product managers and lead engineers. Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures. Ensure existing data/information assets are secure and adhering to a best in class security model. Manage backup and recovery functions. Proactively monitor and setup alerting mechanism for both database and supporting hardware to ensure system health and maximum availability.

Lead Data Engineer

North Suburbs
1 hour ago
Designs and develops complex and critical data projects. Designs and develops real-time processing solutions. Creates and enhances data solutions that enable seamless integration and flow of data across the data ecosystem. Designs and develops data ingestion frameworks, leveraging open-source tools and data-processing frameworks. Develops, implements, and supports application codes and analytical models.

Big Data Engineer

3 days ago
This role is responsible for driving multiple complex tracks of work to deliver Big Data solutions enabling advanced data science and analytics. This includes working with the team on new Big Data systems for analyzing data; the coding & development of advanced analytics solutions to make/optimize business decisions and processes; integrating new tools to improve descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics; and discovery of new technical challenges that can be solved with existing and emerging Big Data hardware and software solutions. This role contributes to the structured and unstructured Big Data / Data Science tools of Allstate from traditional to emerging analytics technologies and methods. The role is responsible for assisting in the selection and development of other team members.

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 $128,000 on average.

Data Engineer Salary by gender

The average Data Engineer salary for women is $106,000 and the average Data Engineer salary for men is $120,262.

Data Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Data Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $124,962. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $72,000.

Average Data + Analytics salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Data Analyst $67,089
Min: $42K
Max: $103K
Business Analyst $70,754
Min: $35K
Max: $124K
Senior Data Analyst $86,978
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Business Intelligence Analyst $87,941
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Senior Business Analyst $92,400
Min: $67K
Max: $125K
Business Intelligence Developer $99,000
Min: $74K
Max: $126K
Analytics Manager $106,818
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Data Scientist $113,111
Min: $45K
Max: $155K
Data Engineer $116,950
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
Business Intelligence Manager $130,000
Min: $115K
Max: $140K
Senior Data Scientist $134,591
Min: $47K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Director of Analytics $145,708
Min: $103K
Max: $190K
CIO (Chief Information Officer) $236,400
Min: $210K
Max: $300K

Chicago Companies with the Highest Data + Analytics Salaries

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Recent Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000
5-7 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
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A Software Engineer - Data reported a yearly salary of $120,000
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $77,000 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
5-7 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
3-5 Years of Experience
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11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
5-7 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Lead Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
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