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Database Analyst/Programmer Salary

An average Database Analyst & Programmer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $60K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Database Analysts & Programmers who answered the questionnnaire. Work is enjoyable for Database Analysts & Programmers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$40,537 - $91,135
(Median)
$41K
$60K
$91K
MEDIAN: $59,971
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90%

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$14.58 - $50.34
(Median)
$15
$22
$50
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,537 - $91,135  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,139  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $4,096  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,030 - $94,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 401
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $50.34  
   
Overtime
$20.30 - $48.93  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,139  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $4,096  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$37,030 - $94,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112

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Job Description for Database Analyst/Programmer

Database analysts/programmers are responsible for programming and analyzing databases for their organization. They are in charge of programming automating scripts that provide regular maintenance to company databases, analyzing business requirements to suggest improvements, providing end-user support, and responding to ticket requests as needed. Additionally, they interact with other information technology staff and department managers. Database analysts/programmers create database mappings to transform data from multiple systems, take part in setting up connectivity to data sources, modify database packages to fit company and project requirements, and create custom databases to achieve all organizational goals.

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Database Analyst/Programmer Tasks

  • Work with middle-tier developers to integrate back-end database code with business applications.
  • Design, write, test, and debug database stored procedures and complex queries to extract, calculate or manipulate information.
  • Design, implement, and test database schemas.

Common Career Paths for Database Analyst/Programmer


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Database Analysts & Programmers do not often transition into Senior Database Administrator roles. The role averages $98K per year. When Database Analysts & Programmers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Database Administrators or Database Software Developers. Those roles pay an additional $8K and $12K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Database Analyst/Programmer


Database Analysts & Programmers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Oracle, PL/SQL, Database Management & Reporting, and Microsoft SQL Server are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 10 percent. Those listing Java as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. VB.Net and C# also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in Microsoft Access also know Microsoft SQL Server.

Pay by Experience Level for Database Analyst/Programmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Database Analysts & Programmers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $51K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $64K. On average, Database Analysts & Programmers make $66K following one to two decades on the job. Database Analysts & Programmers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $74K.

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Experience Affects Database Analyst/Programmer Salaries




National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Database Analyst/Programmer Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 10%

PL/SQL
up arrow 7%



ASP.NET
0%

Python
0%

National Average
$59,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 4%


.NET
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 8%

C#
up arrow 8%

VB.Net
up arrow 13%

Java
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%