Senior Data Engineer Salary

$129,185

Average Base Salary

$182,576

Average Total Compensation

Min: $81K
Max: $190K
Base Salary
Median: $123K
Mean (Average): $129K
Data points: 4,327
Min: $6K
Max: $450K
Total Compensation
Median: $162K
Mean (Average): $183K
Data points: 662

Senior Data Engineer Salary Compared to other Seniority Levels

Executive*
$73K
$125K
Executive
Median: $99K
Mean (Average): $99K
Data points: 2
$89K
$212K
Manager
Median: $132K
Mean (Average): $137K
Data points: 509
$81K
$190K
Senior
Median: $123K
Mean (Average): $129K
Data points: 4,327
$83K
$163K
Mid-Level
Median: $125K
Mean (Average): $125K
Data points: 3,593
$52K
$145K
Entry Level
Median: $101K
Mean (Average): $101K
Data points: 146
Intern*
$50K
Intern
Median: $50K
Mean (Average): $50K
Data points: 1

Seniority can increase the pay of a Data Engineer. Here are the base salaries of a Data Engineer grouped into 6 seniority categories.

Senior Data Engineer Salary Compared to other Positions

$81K
$259K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $172K
Data points: 909
$90K
$250K
Product Manager
Median: $168K
Mean (Average): $172K
Data points: 3,264
$74K
$240K
Software Engineer
Median: $158K
Mean (Average): $159K
Data points: 30,977
$85K
$214K
Data Scientist
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $145K
Data points: 4,496
$81K
$190K
Data Engineer
Median: $123K
Mean (Average): $129K
Data points: 4,327
$65K
$190K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $124K
Data points: 356
$63K
$200K
Research Scientist
Median: $106K
Mean (Average): $118K
Data points: 1,282
$67K
$175K
Product Analyst
Median: $111K
Mean (Average): $115K
Data points: 167
$71K
$150K
Business Intelligence
Median: $104K
Mean (Average): $107K
Data points: 802
$58K
$165K
Data Analyst
Median: $91K
Mean (Average): $100K
Data points: 6,981
$62K
$143K
Business Analyst
Median: $94K
Mean (Average): $97K
Data points: 7,890

Most data science positions fall under different position titles depending on the actual role.

From the graph we can see that on average the Machine Learning Engineer role pays the most with a $172,479 base salary while the Business Analyst role on average pays the least with a $97,404 base salary.

Top Cities for Senior Data Engineer Salaries

$103K
$269K
Singapore, Singapore
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $166K
Data points: 5
$110K
$227K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $161K
Data points: 1,047
$95K
$203K
Seattle, WA
Median: $139K
Mean (Average): $143K
Data points: 190
$87K
$180K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $135K
Data points: 207
$85K
$199K
New York, NY
Median: $133K
Mean (Average): $135K
Data points: 338
$93K
$194K
Austin, TX
Median: $128K
Mean (Average): $133K
Data points: 114
$110K
$158K
Vancouver, Canada
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $132K
Data points: 7
$73K
$189K
London, United Kingdom
Median: $128K
Mean (Average): $130K
Data points: 16
$90K
$178K
Portland, OR
Median: $125K
Mean (Average): $126K
Data points: 52
$85K
$162K
San Diego, CA
Median: $124K
Mean (Average): $125K
Data points: 55
$93K
$180K
Washington, DC
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $124K
Data points: 141
$79K
$163K
Madison, WI
Median: $126K
Mean (Average): $124K
Data points: 11
$90K
$150K
Houston, TX
Median: $129K
Mean (Average): $124K
Data points: 21
$93K
$178K
Denver, CO
Median: $118K
Mean (Average): $121K
Data points: 27
$101K
$142K
Sacramento, CA
Median: $119K
Mean (Average): $120K
Data points: 12

The Data Engineer salary in Zurich, Switzerland is the highest paying salary with a $181,000 average base salary. The Data Engineer salary in Moscow, Russia is the lowest paying salary with $45,000 average base salary.

Top Companies for Senior Data Engineer Salaries

$139K
$600K
Netflix
Median: $171K
Mean (Average): $294K
Data points: 62
$204K
$257K
Stitch Fix
Median: $235K
Mean (Average): $233K
Data points: 7
$210K
$219K
Airbnb
Median: $210K
Mean (Average): $213K
Data points: 5
$141K
$245K
Lyft
Median: $213K
Mean (Average): $205K
Data points: 6
$167K
$288K
Roku Inc.
Median: $171K
Mean (Average): $203K
Data points: 17
$172K
$220K
Pepsico
Median: $220K
Mean (Average): $202K
Data points: 5
$177K
$228K
Wework
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $197K
Data points: 5
$148K
$211K
Credit Karma
Median: $210K
Mean (Average): $191K
Data points: 6
$158K
$234K
Meta
Median: $187K
Mean (Average): $188K
Data points: 37
$130K
$250K
Roblox
Median: $176K
Mean (Average): $187K
Data points: 6
$163K
$202K
Bloomberg Lp
Median: $187K
Mean (Average): $184K
Data points: 6
$129K
$237K
Nvidia
Median: $180K
Mean (Average): $181K
Data points: 6
$151K
$212K
Palo Alto Networks
Median: $181K
Mean (Average): $180K
Data points: 6
$123K
$210K
Google
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $178K
Data points: 21
$136K
$202K
Apple
Median: $177K
Mean (Average): $172K
Data points: 26

The Data Engineer at Brex salary is the highest paying salary with a $590,000 average base salary. The Data Engineer at Infineon Technologies salary is the lowest paying salary with $42,000 average base salary.