Data Engineer Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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DevOps Engineer
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Director of Analytics
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Finance Director
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Implementation Manager
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Inside Sales Manager
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Operations Associate
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Chicago
Chicago

Data Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$111,940
$10,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$121,940
Total Compensation
Median: $112K
Min: $70K
Max: $145K

How Much Does a Data Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $111,940. The average additional cash compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $10,000. The average total compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $121,940. Data Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Data Engineer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,118
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
131,825
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
Marketing Tech, Software
+11
Consumer Web, Fintech

Data Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Data Engineer salary ranges in Chicago are $110k - $120k and $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 $115,667 on average.

Data Engineer Salary by gender

The average Data Engineer salary for women is $98,000 and the average Data Engineer salary for men is $117,676.

Data Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Data Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $124,950. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $72,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $70,239
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $75,273
Min: $50K
Max: $106K
Software Test Engineer $90,700
Min: $72K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $94,470
Min: $70K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $98,250
Min: $85K
Max: $110K
Software Engineer $100,063
Min: $60K
Max: $150K
iOS Developer $100,111
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $105,235
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
DevOps Engineer $107,600
Min: $75K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Data Engineer $111,940
Min: $70K
Max: $145K
Security Engineer $112,783
Min: $84K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $113,043
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
QA Manager $122,000
Min: $86K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $124,650
Min: $85K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $142,077
Min: $120K
Max: $155K
Engineering Manager $144,713
Min: $122K
Max: $165K
Director of Software Engineering $174,286
Min: $110K
Max: $221K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $204,700
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $212,281
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Data Engineer jobs in Chicago
71

Data Engineer

Chicago
3 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-level to mid-level position with ample opportunities for career advancement.

Data Engineer

Chicago
5 days ago
+16
At Morningstar, helping investors is what brings us together and drives our work. We are looking for a Data Engineer with relational, SQL, no-SQL, ETL/ELT, sysops and general programming experience. Having a proven track record of modeling data, solving analytical problems, aggregating data, bring novel engineering solutions and helping the business move forward is a big bonus. You will have the opportunity to help build, move, transform and model customer behavior, existing models, warehouses and influence our transformation into the cloud. Overall, this role is designed to help us move forward. Every day, you’ll work with team members across disciplines developing products for investors. You’ll interact daily with our product managers to understand our domain and create technical solutions that push us forward. We want to work with other engineers who bring knowledge and excitement about our opportunities. This position is based in our Chicago office.

Data Engineer

Chicago
5 days ago
+14
You will create robust, scalable data pipelines that scale across the SPINS business to deliver insights to Retail and CPG companies that work with SPINS. You will be working in a “hands on” role, using python and SQL to efficiently uncover meaning and insight that leverage SPINS proprietary data. You will develop and drive the analytics efficiency of the organization by contributing to a codebase that can be leveraged in projects across the organization.

Data Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+10
As a Data Engineer, you will handle the full development life-cycle of Groupon data applications. By collaborating with data analysts, data scientists, product managers, and other data engineering teams, our Data Engineers avail significant data products for the business and enable consistently informed management decisions. You will build both batch and streaming data ingestion and metrics calculation processes, as well as design and develop storage and retrieval mechanisms for efficient reporting.

Senior Data Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
Hands-on Engineering Leadership. Proven track record of Innovation and expertise in Data Engineering. Tenure in coding, architecting and delivering complex projects. Deep understanding and application of modern data processing technology stacks. For example Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, ecosystem technologies, and others.

Senior Data Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
Senior Data Engineers at Civis amplify the contributions of their colleagues by tackling our hardest, riskiest, or most complex technical projects. You will take ownership of medium to large features, help make technical design and architecture decisions, and mentor other engineers. As a Senior Data Engineer, you will design and develop data intensive software, and work on big data processing frameworks.

Senior Cloud Data Engineer

Chicago
5 days ago
+14
Interfacing with business customers, gathering requirements and delivering complete BI solutions. Interfacing with other technology teams to extract, transform, and load data from a wide variety of data sources and APIs. Develop ETL pipelines using Google Cloud technologies using best practices. Utilize data analysis techniques including machine learning to categorize and make predictions. Write queries involving table alterations, views, selects, inner and outer joins, and optimized queries in MySQL and BigQuery. Write clear and concise technical documentation and user guides.

Lead Data Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+30
As a Lead Data Engineer you will provide engineering leadership to create and enhance data solutions enabling seamless integration and flow of data across our data ecosystem. Additionally you will provide lead level technical consulting to peer data engineers during design and development for highly complex and critical data projects. Some of these projects will include designing and developing data ingestion and processing/transformation frameworks leveraging open source tools such as Sqoop, Hive, Java, Python, Spark, etc. Additionally you will work on real time processing solutions using tools such as Apex, Flink, Storm and Kafka. You will deploy application code and analytical models using CI/CD tools and techniques and provide support for deployed data applications and analytical models.

Lead Data Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
As a Lead Data Engineer, here's what we'll be looking for you to bring: Proven track record of Innovation and expertise in Data Engineering. Tenure in coding, architecting and delivering complex projects. Deep understanding and application of modern data processing technology stacks. For example Spark, Hadoop ecosystem technologies, and others.

Data Engineer II - Software

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
As a Data Engineer, you will build applications and tooling in support of Vivid Seats Data domain. You will help design and build data-oriented applications and services for both internal use and by our productions systems. You will be responsible for extracting data from multiple disparate sources, data cleansing/wrangling, batch processing and streaming of data feeds, and support the data...

Data Engineer II - Platform

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
As a Data Engineer II, you will ensure the stability and scalability of the Data infrastructure. You will help design, build, and automate build/deployment pipelines, provide data monitoring and metrics for applications and infrastructure in the Data domain, containerize applications, and help plan and execute new data systems. A good candidate will possess a fundamental understanding...

Lead Data Engineer-IHM

North Suburbs
2 weeks ago
+30
DFS Corporate Services LLC seeks Lead Data Engineer in Riverwoods, IL to participate in the full life cycle of application and platform development, including design and implementation of build, release, deployment and configuration activities. Work with clients and Business Technology team members to understand the departmental stakeholder requirements that drive the analysis and design of technical solutions to ensure alignment with Business Technology strategies and compliance with architectural standards. Participate in research and testing an array of open-source technologies and tools. Perform integration of legacy and third party systems with modern technology stacks. Perform integration on premise and cloud based analytics platforms. Work with existing platform teams with integration into big data and container based platforms. Participate in building out data pipelines between platform components as needed. Participate in engineering and building platforms to host container based analytics solutions. Promote a risk aware culture and ensure efficient and effective compliance management standards and practices.

Skills that affect Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

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Python
2% have this skill
2
Linux
2% have this skill
3
Java
1% have this skill
4
SQL
1% have this skill
5
Data Architechture
1% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill

Recent Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$121,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $121,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$125,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,500
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$109,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $109,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $108,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
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