Senior Database Engineer Salary (United States)

A Senior Database Engineer earns an average salary of $99,148 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Database Engineer Total Pay (?
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$74,552 - $127,481
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $99,147
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Senior Database Engineer Total Pay (?
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$38.56 - $63.32
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$74,552 - $127,481  
   
Bonus
$1,001 - $15,480  
Profit Sharing
$1,949 - $12,714  
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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$75,524 - $134,429  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$38.56 - $63.32  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $68.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,001 - $15,480  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,949 - $12,714  
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).
)
$75,524 - $134,429  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 306
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Job Description for Senior Database Engineer

  • 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.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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$102,000
Seattle
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Experience Affects Senior Database Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$102,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Database Engineer Salaries

Linux
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PL/SQL
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Oracle
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Microsoft SQL Server
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UNIX
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HTML
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National Average
$102,000
SQL
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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ETL (Extract, transform, load)
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Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%
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