A SQL Developer earns an average salary of $65,025 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 Total Pay (?
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$42,651 - $94,915
(Median)
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52K
65K
80K
95K
MEDIAN: $65,025
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SQL Developer Total Pay (?
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$16.42 - $69.13
(Median)
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35
52
69
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,651 - $94,915  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,665  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$41,490 - $104,649  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 871
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.42 - $69.13  
   
Overtime
$6.89 - $68.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,665  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$41,490 - $104,649  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 871
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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.
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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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Irvine
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Tampa
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Seattle
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Nashville
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Phoenix
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Portland
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Boston
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National Average
$68,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects SQL Developer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect SQL Developer Salaries

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C#
up arrow 8%
PL/SQL
up arrow 1%
SQL
0%
National Average
$68,000
Database Management & Reporting
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 163 votes.
Gender
Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
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