Data Engineering

Here’s Why You’re Struggling to Hire a Data Engineer

Reason #1: Your compensation is below market value This was by far the most common rebuttal to the supposed shortage of data engineering talent. “If you are really serious about a shortage, you should be really serious about making offers that can be competitive,” wrote jnordwick, “but I keep seeing the same $150k offers. That isn’t a ‘shortage’ kind of offer.” This experience was echoed by several others, including whenwillitstop: “[I’m] pinged by companies obsessively for my big data skills, all [...]