Senior Database Engineer Salary

A Senior Database Engineer earns an average salary of $111,300 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in MySQL is associated with high pay for this job.

$83,067 - $137,641
$83K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $111,300
10%
50%
90%

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$55.96 - $77.90
$72
MEDIAN: $71.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$83,067 - $137,641  
   
Bonus
$1,965 - $12,335  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$85,260 - $148,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$71.88  
   
Overtime
$95.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,965 - $12,335  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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).
)
$85,260 - $148,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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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

  • Design, implement, and test database schemas.
  • Design, write, test, and debug database stored procedures and complex queries to extract, calculate or manipulate information.
  • Work with middle-tier developers to integrate back-end database code with business applications.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $115,459

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Key Stats for Senior Database Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
61%
20 years or more
21%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Database Engineer Salaries

▲11%

National Average
$115,000

▼1%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Engineer Salaries

MySQL
▲28%

▲7%

SQL
▲6%

▲5%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
$115,000


Java
▼11%

HTML
▼12%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼12%

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
▼20%

Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
61%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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