Data Engineer Salary in SF Bay Area

Data Engineer Job Description

Data engineers are responsible for preparing data for operational or analytical use. They solve problems connected to database integration as well as extract, transfer and present data for use. Most database engineers are skilled in data-related programming languages like SQL, Ruby, Java and Python. They are also capable of using REST-oriented APIs for managing data-integration tasks.

Data engineers often work alongside a team of other engineers and data scientists. They sometimes work in business departments, where they assist in delivering data aggregations to analysts and other end users. Depending on their specific function within a company, they may also be known as data infrastructure engineers, data architects or ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) developers.

Living and Working in San Francisco

A major hub for tech startups, San Francisco mirrors nearby Silicon Valley with a few notable tech names of its own. The city hosts online companies like Uber, Twitter and Craigslist among others. San Francisco is also a major financial center and a popular tourist destination, drawing millions of visitors each year. Some of the landmarks within the city include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Alamo Square.

San Francisco is famous for its steep hills and foggy weather. The city is home to over a dozen neighborhoods, each offering something unique. The Financial District is responsible for the city‰Ûªs gorgeous skyline, with its high rise apartments, banks and commercial buildings. The Marina, on the other hand, offers a gentler, wide-open view, where tall buildings are replaced with clean beaches and open space.

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Compare Data Engineer salaries by region

Data Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $148,466
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $140,849
  5. Seattle
  6. $136,702
  7. New York
  8. $135,095
  9. Boston
  10. $126,696
  11. Austin
  12. $124,122
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $123,776
  15. Denver
  16. $119,367
  17. Chicago
  18. $116,600
  19. San Diego
  20. $113,029
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $110,714
  23. Toronto
  24. C$95,369
  25. London
  26. £65,079
  27. France
  28. €51,885
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $148,466
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $140,849
  5. Seattle
  6. $136,702
  7. New York
  8. $135,095
  9. Boston
  10. $126,696
  11. Austin
  12. $124,122
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $123,776
  15. Denver
  16. $119,367
  17. Chicago
  18. $116,600
  19. San Diego
  20. $113,029
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $110,714
  23. Toronto
  24. C$95,369
  25. London
  26. £65,079
  27. France
  28. €51,885
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Where Data Engineers are highest in demand

    Data Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: