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Data Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $114K
Min: $70K
Max: $165K

How Much Does a Data Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $114,306. The average additional cash compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $8,083. The average total compensation for a Data Engineer in Chicago is $122,389. Data Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Data Engineer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Data + Analytics Salaries

Marketing Tech, Software
eCommerce, Food
Professional Services, Software

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 $128,000 on average.

Data Engineer Salary by gender

The average Data Engineer salary for women is $102,500 and the average Data Engineer salary for men is $117,614.

Data Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Data Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $124,962. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $72,000.

Average Data + Analytics salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Data Analyst $66,621
Min: $42K
Max: $103K
Business Analyst $71,313
Min: $35K
Max: $124K
Senior Data Analyst $88,214
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Business Intelligence Analyst $89,929
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Senior Business Analyst $93,125
Min: $67K
Max: $125K
Business Intelligence Developer $99,000
Min: $74K
Max: $126K
Analytics Manager $104,850
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Data Scientist $113,915
Min: $45K
Max: $155K
Data Engineer $114,306
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
Business Intelligence Manager $130,000
Min: $115K
Max: $140K
Senior Data Scientist $134,591
Min: $47K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $136,250
Min: $114K
Max: $165K
Director of Analytics $146,350
Min: $103K
Max: $190K
CIO (Chief Information Officer) $236,400
Min: $210K
Max: $300K

Data Engineer jobs in Chicago

Data Platform Engineer

North Suburbs
2 weeks ago
Enables the rapid delivery of end-user capabilities. Partners with a technology team to deliver data projects, including the migration to new data technologies for unstructured, streaming, and high-volume data. Supports and maintains large scale data platforms. Integrates next-generation data analytic tools into the big-data ecosystem. Develops and deploys distributed computing big-data applications using open source frameworks. Designs and implements infrastructure systems. Utilizes modules to design systems.

Data Engineer

17 hours ago
Develop and extend in-house data toolkits based in Python and Java. Consult and educate internal users on Hadoop technologies and assist them in finding and effectively utilizing the best solutions for their problem space. Improve the performance of financial analytics platforms built around the Hadoop ecosystem.


5 days ago
We are seeking forward-thinking Data Engineer to join Data team. You will be involved in the design and implementation of the Data Platform. We're looking for a Data Engineer who has passion for data processing and the challenges presented by different types of data at high velocity.

Data Engineer

1 week ago
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.

Data Engineer

1 week ago
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

North Suburbs
2 weeks ago
Designs and develops data-ingestion frameworks, real-time processing solutions, and data processing and transformation frameworks. Deploys application codes and analytical models. Provides support for deployed data applications and analytical models.

QA Automation Engineer - Data Quality, Zoro Tools

Northwest Suburbs
1 week ago
We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to measure, control, monitor and improve the quality of data needed for key business processes. In this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills. If you love the complexity of data and have expertise in validating its accuracy, we’d like to meet you.

Cassandra DBA

1 week ago
As a Site Reliability Engineer on the Platform Engineering team, it’s our job to provide the supporting infrastructure, automation as well as systems design knowledge to the team. You’ll be designing, building and testing Cassandra database infrastructure in all areas of the Grubhub infrastructure.  This core role owns the subject matter expertise in Cassandra and how to leverage it best.  You will also be called on to export knowledge and training to the developers and other engineers that leverage this platform on a day-to-day basis.  

Cassandra Administrator

1 week ago
Manage large scale multi-nodes Cassandra cluster environments residing on AWS. Handle all Cassandra environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring. Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Cassandra database. Creation of key performance metrics, measuring the utilization, performance and overall health of the cluster. Capacity planning and implementation of new/upgraded hardware and software releases as well as for storage infrastructure. Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks. Ability to closely calibrate with product managers and lead engineers. Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures. Ensure existing data/information assets are secure and adhering to a best in class security model. Manage backup and recovery functions. Proactively monitor and setup alerting mechanism for both database and supporting hardware to ensure system health and maximum availability.

Analytics Data Engineer

1 day ago
This role is for a data engineer that will operate as a member on one of the core teams responsible for enabling new features and optimizing strategic Analytics platforms across TransUnion.  Our multi-Petabyte platforms support a diverse community of internal and customer-based data scientists, statisticians, modelers, product developers and data strategists.

Data Engineering Intern

3 days ago
This is a Summer 2019 internship for students currently enrolled in a degree program. This role is responsible for the use and development of data infrastructure projects & proof of concept business solutions for users in analytics and Data Science. This person partners with others on work with data scientists and analytic engineers on tactical solutions. This role will participate on new ETL work tracks for Data Science and analytics from inception and prototyping to fully developed solutions. This is a highly dynamic position that requires a greater degree of flexibility, analytic agility, and the ability to rapidly adapt to changing business requirements/needs, new technologies, and data sources. This role requires close integration and partnership with the business/Data Science team and requires business acumen in order to output the best technical solutions. 

Lead Data Engineer-IHM

North Suburbs
4 days ago
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.

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Recent Data Engineer salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer - Data reported a yearly salary of $120,000
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $77,000 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
5-7 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
3-5 Years of Experience
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11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
5-7 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Lead Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Data Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
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