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Senior Database Engineer Salary

A Senior Database Engineer earns an average salary of $99,528 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.
$75,373 - $127,628
(Median)
$75K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $99,528
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$40.24 - $61.89
(Median)
$40
$50
$62
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$75,373 - $127,628  
   
Bonus
$997 - $15,462  
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $20,134  
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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$76,597 - $134,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 275
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$40.24 - $61.89  
   
Overtime
$48.88 - $66.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$997 - $15,462  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $20,134  
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).
)
$76,597 - $134,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
United States (change)

Job Description for Senior Database Engineer

Senior database engineers are employed by a variety of companies which require keeping track of large amounts of data. A bachelor's degree in information technology or computer science is often a minimum requirement for this position, and some employers may prefer those with master's degrees. Many companies also prefer candidates who have three to seven years of relevant work experience, including with SQL databases.

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Senior Database Engineer 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.

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Experience Affects Senior Database Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%


National Average
$102,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 10%

PL/SQL
up arrow 2%

UNIX
up arrow 1%

Oracle
0%

Java
0%

National Average
$102,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 4%

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%