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14 top paying big data jobs
Software architects, data warehouse architects and data scientists lead the pack for top salaries among the professionals working on big data projects.
Big bucks for most big data job roles
While the term 'big data' doesn't dominate headlines as much in 2019, the professionals doing work on big data projects continue to pull in many of the top salaries in software development and data management. According to the job site Indeed.com, here is what the 14 top job roles are earning as of April 19, 2019.
Software architect
$142,123 average salary nationally

Based on 19,873 job postings
Data warehouse architect
$136,249 average salary nationally

Based on 1,481 job postings
Data scientist
$127,931 average salary nationally

Based on 7,092 job postings
Senior engineer
$125,013 average salary nationally

Based on 7,713 job postings
Senior software engineer
$123,073 average salary nationally

Based on 36,676 job postings
Senior developer
$110,600 average salary nationally

Based on 5,419 job postings
Architect
$109,208 average salary nationally

Based on 4,479 job postings
Software engineer
$108,107 average salary nationally

Based on 52,252 job postings
Data warehouse engineer
$106,303 average salary nationally

Based on 1,164 job postings
Java developer
$102,673 average salary nationally

Based on 14,334 job postings
Developer
$98,043 average salary nationally

Based on 16,998 job postings
Applications developer
$82,259 average salary nationally

Based on 9,234 job postings
Senior data analyst
$82,023 average salary nationally

Based on 1,237 job postings
Data analyst
$68,624 average salary nationally

Based on 5,090 job postings