Data Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$118,190
$16,193
Additional Cash Compensation
$134,383
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 $118,190. The average additional cash compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $16,193. The average total compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $134,383. 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 Engineer/ Software Engineer

Chicago
4 weeks ago
+30
Data Engineer You will power DAIS’ platform by creating configurable self service data pipelines that will connect it with thousands of consumers and producers, populating the platform and enabling it to disrupt the commercial insurance industry.   Outcomes: Be a key hands-on contributor in creating technical solutions to satisfy business requirements through database and application design and development Model and Architect our data in a

Network Engineer (Data Capture)

Chicago
1 week ago
+46
As a Network Capture Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting our firm-wide, business-critical network capture solution. Alongside your colleagues, you will monitor the health and utilization of the environment to detect and prevent problems, and ensure reliable data capture. Help us maintain and improve this vital infrastructure component through rigorous testing in our lab environment.

Linux Engineer (Data Capture)

Chicago
1 week ago
+46
As a Network Capture Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting our firm-wide, business-critical network capture solution. Alongside your colleagues, you will monitor the health and utilization of the environment to detect and prevent problems, and ensure reliable data capture. Help us maintain and improve this vital infrastructure component through rigorous testing in our lab environment.

Sr. Data Engineer

Chicago
1 month ago
+44
You will assists the organization through the continued build-up and operationalization of an enterprise class Modern Data environment, including various components within the Hadoop stack.  Resources to do the job require substantial hands-on experience working with the technologies encompassed within the Hadoop technology stack while also having knowledge and capabilities as a systems developer.

Data Engineering Managing Consultant

Chicago
3 months 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.

Senior Data Engineering Consultant

Chicago
3 months 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 Engineering Consultant

Chicago
5 months ago
+37
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.

Big Data Software Engineer

Chicago
8 months ago
+23
Working within a dynamic and fast paced team environment, the Senior Engineer is responsible for the design, construction, and maintenance of mission-critical, highly visible big data and machine learning applications in direct support of business objectives. Furthermore, this person is responsible for working with other engineers to develop the technical design by fully understanding the technical details, integration, and functions of multiple applications across their development team. The ideal candidate should have good mentoring and cross-functional skills.

Tableau Data Engineer 20-0117

Chicago
2 days ago
+53
Role-models excellent customer support when assessing requests and connecting internal customers to relevant data. Independently designs and builds complex Tableau dashboards spanning a variety of departmental data sets. Performs data quality-control and debugs Tableau workbooks. Builds and modifies straightforward Tableau data-sources. Key contributor to Business Analytics Tableau end-user, desktop, and data-best practice education efforts.

Software Engineer - Data Grid 20-0188

Chicago
3 days ago
+53
As a Software Engineer at Relativity you will leverage your software development skills to design and build systems within our cloud-based SaaS platform, Relativity. This is your opportunity to work on a scalable and dynamic web system which supports integration with multiple search engines, clustering technologies, and client component interaction through web services. This is all utilizing many of the newer, and strongest technologies. You will build highly distributable systems composed of multiple databases, processing, and web servers within the massive data field.

Big Data Engineer - Chicago - Future Opportunity

Chicago
1 week 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.

Engineering Manager - Data

Northwest Suburbs
1 week ago
+25
As an Engineering Manager, you will work closely with technical leads and product managers to lead a team delivering the best solutions for our customers. You will develop a deep understanding of the people, technologies, and practices of your team, and apply your expertise to planning, prioritization, and execution. You will support the self-development and career growth of individuals, as well as foster a supportive, inclusive, and collaborative environment in which people do their best work.

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 $120,337.

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 Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,016
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $81,336
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,598
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
Software Test Engineer $90,423
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $99,066
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
Android Developer $100,111
Min: $65K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer $101,465
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $105,892
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $108,108
Min: $72K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $108,143
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,000
Min: $93K
Max: $132K
Sales Engineer $112,123
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
DevOps Engineer $116,608
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $118,190
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Machine Learning Engineer $130,000
Min: $125K
Max: $135K
Senior Software Engineer $133,744
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $133,889
Min: $102K
Max: $161K
Data Architect $141,364
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $144,000
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $145,036
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Systems Engineer $147,000
Min: $143K
Max: $151K
Principal Software Engineer $153,473
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $180,049
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $198,561
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Data Engineering Manager $200,667
Min: $182K
Max: $210K
Vice President of Engineering $208,202
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

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SQL
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill
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Data Warehousing
1% have this skill
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Data Architechture
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill

Recent Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

$113,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $113,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$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
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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
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