Data Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$117,938
$13,389
Additional Cash Compensation
$131,327
Total Compensation
Median: $118K
Min: $65K
Max: $180K

How Much Does a Data Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $117,938. The average additional cash compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $13,389. The average total compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $131,327. Data Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Data Engineer employees in Chicago.

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DevOps Engineer
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Data Engineer jobs in Chicago

Data Engineer

Chicago
1 day ago
+39
SummaryAt Hyatt, we're working to Advance Care through data-driven decisions and automation. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision as we create the future of travel. We can't do that without the best talent - talent that is innovative, curious, and driven to create exceptional experiences for our guests, customers, owners and colleagues. Hyatt seeks an experienced Data Engineer who will be an exceptional addition to our growing

Data Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+16
Your role in helping us shape the future:Join our dynamic and innovative team of Data Management professionals who specialize in designing and delivering solutions to enable big data analytics which support the growth and performance of our inflight connected experience under Intelsat's Commercial Aviation (Gogo) division.You will play a vital role in designing and developing data solutions that enable seamless integration and flow of data into

Data Engineer

Chicago
5 days ago
+32
Description Company: Oak Street Health Title: Data Engineer Location: Downtown Chicago (30 W. Monroe St.) Oak Street Health is a rapidly growing, innovative company of community-based healthcare centers delivering higher quality health and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs and provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare in medically underserved communities. By providing holistic, comprehensive and

Data Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+10
77 West Wacker Dr (35012), United States of America, Chicago, Illinois Data Engineer Do you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative,inclusive, and iterative delivery environment? At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who solve real problems and meet real customer needs. We are seeking Data Engineers who

Data Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+48
Turn it up to 11 as a Data Engineer!  Do you want to solve some of the biggest challenges facing companies today using data and analytics?  Do you want the opportunity to work with a team of incredibly intelligent, fun-loving, and collaborative individuals?  Are you looking to grow and develop your skills across a variety of technologies and tools?  If you answered yes to any of those questions, then Inspire11 could be a great fit for you!  We

Data Engineer, Research Data Management

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+59
As a Database Engineer on our Research Data Management team, you will play an integral role in managing various datasets used by Traders and Quantitative Researchers to analyze financial markets, determine trading opportunities, and establish trading strategies.

DATA ENGINEER, CAT DIGITAL

Chicago
1 day ago
+47
CAREER AREA: Digital JOB DESCRIPTION: Cat Digital is the digital and technology arm of Caterpillar Inc., responsible for bringing world class digital capabilities to our products and services. With almost one million connected assets worldwide, we're focused on using IoT and other data, technology, advanced analytics and AI capabilities to help our customers build a better world.  Cat Digital’s Advanced Data Quality team is looking for a talented

DATA ENGINEER, CAT DIGITAL

Chicago
1 day ago
+47
CAREER AREA: Digital JOB DESCRIPTION: Cat Digital is the digital and technology arm of Caterpillar Inc., responsible for bringing world class digital capabilities to our products and services. With almost one million connected assets worldwide, we're focused on using IoT and other data, technology, advanced analytics and AI capabilities to help our customers build a better world.  This is position is in Connected Data Quality team in Cat Digital.

Principal Data Engineer

Chicago
2 days ago
+16
Your role in helping us shape the future:Join our dynamic and innovative team of Data Management professionals who specialize in designing and delivering solutions to enable big data analytics which support the growth and performance of our inflight connected experience under Intelsat's Commercial Aviation (Gogo) division.You will play a vital role in leading designing and developing data solutions that enable seamless integration and flow of

Senior Data Integration Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+49
Who we are M1 Finance has created a personal wealth-building platform made for the modern era, uniting personal perspective and automated ease. We seamlessly combine free investing, low cost borrowing and digital checking all in one intuitive, automated Finance Super App, and we’re driven by a mission to empower personal financial well-being. We believe that financial well-being is fundamental to overall well-being, and we strive to deliver

Senior Data Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+59
Responsibilities include: Act as the senior member of a cross-functional, agile data development team. Jump in and solve the most complex technical problems and design issues. Initiate and lead refactoring effort. Be a top-notch coder on the team, capable of deep diving into implementation details of components and features across the technology stacks. Stay on top of and drive adoption of advanced cloud-based features and capabilities where

Advanced Data Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
Founded in 1991 with the idea to be the alternative to the big banks, Wintrust has since grown into a financial services company with more than $45 billion in assets, headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois. Through our multiple companies and divisions, we provide traditional community banking and commercial banking services, wealth management solutions, commercial and life insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, and short-term accounts

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 $120,000 on average.

Data Engineer Salary by gender

The average Data Engineer salary for women is $107,644 and the average Data Engineer salary for men is $119,241.

Data Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Data Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $129,241. 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 $72,671
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,436
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,626
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $91,482
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $95,869
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,195
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,319
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $106,059
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Security Engineer $113,208
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $113,645
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Game Developer $114,600
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Salesforce Developer $115,740
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
Site Reliability Engineer $115,778
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $117,938
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer $119,212
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $122,421
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
QA Manager $123,615
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,994
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Lead Software Engineer $136,186
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Database Administrator $136,333
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $143,330
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $150,530
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Hardware Engineer $153,722
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Machine Learning Engineer $154,833
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $156,611
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $161,523
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $182,943
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,907
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $203,121
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

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Recruitment
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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Full Cycle Recruiting
1% have this skill
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Talent Strategy
1% have this skill
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Onboarding
1% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill

Recent Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$13,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$104,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $104,000 with +$8,300 in additional cash compensation
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Other
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$121,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $121,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$129,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Data Engineeri reported a yearly salary of $129,000 with +$12,900 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$122,000
Yearly Salary
A Machine Learning Engineer reported a yearly salary of $122,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$122,000
Yearly Salary
A Machine learning Engineer reported a yearly salary of $122,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$87,000
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $87,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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