Data Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$117,836
$14,047
Additional Cash Compensation
$131,883
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 $117,836. The average additional cash compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $14,047. The average total compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $131,883. Data Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Data Engineer employees in Chicago.

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DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
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Director of Product Marketing
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Email Marketing Manager
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Data Engineer jobs in Chicago

Data Engineer

Chicago
2 hours ago
+35
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Staff Data Science Engineer

Chicago
1 day ago
+25
As a Staff Data Science Engineer on the Echo Global Logistics team, you will contribute to engineering of large scale web-based applications to enable Echo’s business while supporting architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. Our proprietary software is created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever growing market.

Sr. Data Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+63
As a Senior Data Engineer, you will maintain a holistic view of the Vivid Seat’s data architecture with an understanding of how it relates to the systems that depend upon it. You’ll partner with engineering teams to create data models and assist in designing our transactional data stores. This includes designing and building data systems and automated processes for our underlying cloud infrastructure and deployment pipelines. You’ll mature operational stability of the data platform through best practices, automation and monitoring while staying up to date on new and emerging technologies, planning accordingly to incorporate valuable concepts to enhance our data schema and capabilities. 

Lead Data Platform Engineer

Chicago
6 days ago
+54
Contributing member of a high performing, agile team focused on next generation data & analytic technologies. Create and enhance analytic platforms & tools that enable state of the art, next generation Big Data capabilities to analytic users and applications. Assist application development teams during application design and development for highly complex and critical data projects. Code and integrate open source solutions into the data analytic ecosystem. Develop fast prototype solutions by integrating various open source components. Operationalization of open source data analytic tools for enterprise use. Be part of teams delivering all data projects including migration to new data technologies for unstructured, streaming and high volume data. Building efficient data platform for structured and unstructured data. Developing and deploying distributed computing Big Data applications using frameworks like Apache Spark and Kafka.

Lead Software Engineer (Data)

North Suburbs
1 week ago
+54
Working in the Marketing Technology space, the Lead Software Engineer Data developer solutions move, transform, and validate data between systems, both internal to Discover Financial Services and with external data sources.  The Lead Software Engineer position leads the technical design, development, integration, and testing efforts for ETL to create quality solutions that meet the business requirements.  Other responsibilities include: mentoring other Data Engineers, preparing detailed and creating technical design plans.

LEAD DATA ENGINEER

Chicago
1 week ago
+47
Responsibilities of the incumbents are across functional lines with individuals assigned in new program development and/or maintenance of existing distributed computing systems in cloud.  Be responsible for overseeing and mentoring junior developers and handle code reviews.

Applied Data Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+34
Applied Data Engineers are experts in creating elegant, maintainable, and extensible data pipelines and database architectures. They partner with Civis's Applied Data Science consultants -- the Applied Data Engineers make the data clean and available, and the Applied Data Scientists analyze and present the data to clients. As an Applied Data Engineer, you will structure, transform and clean complex data sets to enable our Applied Data Science Team to deliver exceptional data science solutions to our clients. You will also collaborate internally and with our clients to build elegant and sustainable data pipelines for our clients.

Senior Applied Data Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+34
In this role, you will structure, transform and clean complex data sets to enable our Applied Data Science Team to perform and deliver exceptional data science solutions to our clients. You will also collaborate internally and with our clients to build elegant and sustainable data pipelines for our clients. 

Sr. Data Engineer (Consulting)

Chicago
3 minutes ago
+21
West Monroe Partners is seeking an experienced Senior Data Engineer to join our emerging Advanced Analytics Practice in the Chicago office developing technology solutions for our clients in the data warehousing and BI space. This is an excellent opportunity to work within our Information Management team with Fortune 250 clients developing BI strategy and roadmaps, implementing new customer facing reporting and analytics platforms, while gaining exposure to a variety of industries including healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, E&U, and professional services.  Candidates will need to demonstrate in-depth understanding and prior experience in Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services, ETL development, and reporting solutions. 

Sr. Data Engineer (ETL, Data Visualization, etc.)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
West Monroe is seeking an experienced Senior Data Engineer to join our emerging Advanced Analytics Practice in the Chicago office developing technology solutions for our clients in the data warehousing and BI space. This is an excellent opportunity to work within our Information Management team with Fortune 250 clients developing BI strategy and roadmaps, implementing new customer facing reporting and analytics platforms, while gaining exposure to a variety of industries including healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, E&U, and professional services.  Candidates will need to demonstrate in-depth understanding and prior experience in Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services, ETL development, and reporting solutions. 

Lead Software Engineer - Streaming Data

Remote
3 days ago
+54
As a Lead Software Engineer – Streaming Data, you will provide engineering leadership to build products that will support our streaming data pipelines and other real-time based solutions.  You will be on the cutting edge of finding and integrating new technologies/platforms to be used by a large community of companywide engineers.  We are looking for a talented individual that is strong technically, creative, and can work across many new technologies.   You will be expected to drive innovation, R&D new solutions and must be able to operate without prescriptive directives from management.

Senior Linux Engineer (Data Capture)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+60
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.

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 $123,353 on average.

Data Engineer Salary by gender

The average Data Engineer salary for women is $105,274 and the average Data Engineer salary for men is $120,468.

Data Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Data Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $129,780. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $87,600.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $71,851
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $80,833
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
QA Engineer $83,525
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $90,155
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $95,039
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,462
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,514
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $106,362
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $106,896
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $109,900
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $110,339
Min: $80K
Max: $150K
Sales Engineer $113,684
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Systems Engineer $114,814
Min: $65K
Max: $151K
Site Reliability Engineer $116,857
Min: $90K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $117,836
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
DevOps Engineer $118,105
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
QA Manager $121,960
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,723
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $133,881
Min: $102K
Max: $170K
Machine Learning Engineer $135,000
Min: $125K
Max: $145K
Data Architect $139,463
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $145,200
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $147,757
Min: $77K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $152,694
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $178,821
Min: $137K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $182,785
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,702
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,198
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 Architechture
1% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill
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Data Modeling
1% have this skill

Recent Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

$115,500
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,500 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$141,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $141,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$22,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Consultant reported a yearly salary of $115,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$92,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Consultant reported a yearly salary of $92,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Developer II reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$118,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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