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Data Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$115,380
$8,943
Additional Cash Compensation
$124,323
Total Compensation
Median: $115K
Min: $70K
Max: $165K

How Much Does a Data Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $115,380. The average additional cash compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $8,943. The average total compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $124,323. Data Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Data Engineer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,773
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Data Engineer jobs in Chicago

Data Engineer

Chicago
2 months ago
+21
As the Data Engineer at Cooler Screens, you will design and maintain an enterprise data warehouse platform architecture that structures data for analytical processes to support BI and data integration management, which will be foundational in building out our data processing pipeline. You will be responsible for constructing how we identify, absorb, store, and query data across the Cooler Screens platform that scales to the rising growth of the company.  

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
5 days ago
+15
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
1 week ago
+38
As a Data Engineer, you will join a team of passionate people in a complex data environment, working on meeting the need for complete, accurate, timely and secure aftermarket data. You'll support the needs of user teams across Caterpillar’s Global Aftermarket Services Division while being an expert on data architecture, quality and operations to deliver and maintain data that help us better understand our business and customers. You'll turn data into a craft and a discipline that returns increasing value at Caterpillar.

Data Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+26
McDonalds is looking to hire a Data Engineer. The role will work closely with data scientists and includes developing, maintaining, and testing models to support business use cases. Responsibilities also include collaborating with business leaders to translate business requirements into technical, scalable solution.

Data Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+42
As a Data Engineer, you will build scalable automated pipelines for collecting data from our constituent healthcare systems and 3rd party data providers. These data feeds support Lumere’s analytics and research solutions that drive cost-savings and outcomes improvement at hospitals. You will apply engineering best practices to test and deploy new pipelines and to track and monitor pipeline status.

Data Engineer

North Suburbs
1 month ago
+30
As a Data Engineer, you will design & develop Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) applications that will interface with all key Discover applications. Position requires excellent communication skills for understanding business vision and the ability to translate the vision into technical artifacts. Technical analysis and design background is desirable to ensure that provided solutions are flexible, architecturally sound and reusable for future analytical and operational Data Stores.

Data Engineer (Chicago, IL)

Chicago
2 days ago
+18
Parse, standardize, and analyze large volumes of unstructured and semi-structured text data. Design, implement, and maintain data processing pipelines in Python, Scala or Ruby. Build cloud infrastructure necessary to process data from a wide variety of data sources utilizing Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Azure DevOps and orchestration tools such as Argo and Airflow. Collaborate with product managers, designers, and engineers to define requirements, formalize problems, collect data, and implement solutions. Actively contribute to and participate in code review and team architecture and data strategy discussions.

Lead Data Governance Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+30
As a member of the Enterprise Data Management and Governance team this individual is an active participant in the design, development, implementation, and sustainment of a long-term enterprise data management and governance program. They are responsible for the design, development, coding, and implementation of data quality, data stewardship, metadata management, and sensitive data management applications.

Data Engineer - Analytics

Chicago
3 days ago
+21
The ideal candidate has a strong bias toward data driven decision making, is able to think big and be creative (while paying careful attention to detail), and will enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment. If you are excited about using experimentation, data and machine learning to improve customer experiences, and want to join a company that is expanding to new markets, this role is for you.

Senior Data Engineer

Chicago
5 days ago
+32
The Senior Data Engineer works on the back-end of our platform, focused on building data pipelines to that power our Candidate Recommendation Engine (CRE) and other aspects of our business. This work is often done with Python and intersects with the core backend that is written in Go; knowledge of both would be preferable, but Python is required. All Data Engineers should follow our engineering standards, including a commitment to unit-testing and to SOLID design principles.

Data Engineer, Zoro

Chicago
5 days ago
+58
Participate in Requirements Gathering: work with key business partner groups (e.g. Product Mgt) and other Data Engineering personnel to understand department-level data requirements for the ZDP. Design Data Pipelines: work with other Data Engineering personnel on an overall design for flowing data from various internal and external sources into the ZDP. Build Data Pipelines: leverage standard toolset and develop ETL/ELT code to move data from various internal and external sources into the ZDP. Support Data Quality Program: work with Data QA Engineer to identify automated QA checks and associated monitoring & alerting to ensure ZDP maintains consistently high quality data. Support Operations: triage alerts channeled to you and remediate as necessary. Technical Documentation: leverage templates provided and create clear, simple and comprehensive documentation for your development.

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 $126,000 on average.

Data Engineer Salary by gender

The average Data Engineer salary for women is $104,127 and the average Data Engineer salary for men is $119,171.

Data Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Data Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $128,028. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $95,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $71,717
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $78,065
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $90,435
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $90,484
Min: $55K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $96,077
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,848
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $102,783
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $103,240
Min: $72K
Max: $155K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $110,673
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer $113,368
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $115,380
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $129,652
Min: $89K
Max: $185K
Data Architect $137,094
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Engineering Manager $145,460
Min: $101K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $149,541
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $179,741
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $201,920
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $208,646
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

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Python
1% have this skill
2
SQL
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
4
Data Architechture
1% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill

Recent Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Consultant reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$9,600 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$127,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Database Developer reported a yearly salary of $127,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$133,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Integration Engineer reported a yearly salary of $133,500 with +$13,350 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A ETL Engineer reported a yearly salary of $108,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$81,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $81,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$105,012
Yearly Salary
A Data Science Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,012
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
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