A SQL Developer earns an average salary of $71,228 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$46,726 - $100,240
(Median)
$47K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,227
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90%

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$19.50 - $60.61
(Median)
$19
$39
$61
MEDIAN: $38.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,726 - $100,240  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,727  
Profit Sharing
$456.15 - $4,932  
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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$45,444 - $107,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 812
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.50 - $60.61  
   
Overtime
$10.52 - $64.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,727  
   
Profit Sharing
$456.15 - $4,932  
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).
)
$45,444 - $107,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 177
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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

National Average: $72,489

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Experience Affects SQL Developer Salaries




National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect SQL Developer Salaries


C#
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Transact-SQL
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Database Management & Reporting
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National Average
$72,000

PL/SQL
up arrow 2%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 5%



Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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