Data Engineer Career Path

Are you thinking of becoming a Data Engineer or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a Data Engineer, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new Data Engineer job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.
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Seniority Levels

L2

Data Engineer

2 - 4Years of Experience
£48,481 /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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39% advanced to

L3

Senior Data Engineer

2 - 4Years of Experience
£61,058 /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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80% advanced to

L4

Lead Data Engineer

5 - 7Years of Experience
£63,651 /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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Salary Trajectory

Data Engineer Career Path

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