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SQL Developer Salary (United States)

A SQL Developer earns an average salary of $66,444 per year. A skill in . NET is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
SQL Developer Salary (?
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$42,928 - $96,703
(Median)
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66K
82K
97K
MEDIAN: $66,443
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SQL Developer Salary (?
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$16.46 - $71.96
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,928 - $96,703  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,743  
Profit Sharing
$146.81 - $4,132  
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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$41,612 - $104,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 733
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.46 - $71.96  
   
Overtime
$9.86 - $58.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,743  
   
Profit Sharing
$146.81 - $4,132  
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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$41,612 - $104,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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Job Description for SQL Developer

A SQL developer, also known as a structured query language developer, supports custom web application development. They implement changes using tables, stored procedures, views, and indexes. They must collaborate with teams and lead developers on code reviews and process enhancement. They also may train staff on SQL coding.
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SQL Developer Tasks
  • Write, modify, and debug software.
  • Design and develop application components.
  • Test and document software.
  • Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.

Common Career Paths for SQL Developer

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Pay by Experience Level for SQL Developer

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Denver
up arrow 16%
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Tampa
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Seattle
up arrow 12%
Phoenix
up arrow 9%
Portland
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National Average
$69,000
Boston
up arrow 1%
Philadelphia
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Chicago
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Experience Affects SQL Developer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect SQL Developer Salaries

up arrow 14%
C#
up arrow 8%
SSIS
up arrow 7%
Oracle SQL Developer
up arrow 6%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%
PL/SQL
up arrow 4%
Data Analysis
up arrow 2%
Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 1%
Crystal Reports
0%
National Average
$69,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
ETL (Extract, transform, load)
up arrow 4%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 15%