A Senior Database Engineer earns an average salary of $98,178 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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$73,231 - $127,474
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MEDIAN: $98,177
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Senior Database Engineer Total Pay (?
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$39.14 - $68.46
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,231 - $127,474  
   
Bonus
$990 - $16,839  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $13,457  
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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$74,588 - $134,447  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 339
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$39.14 - $68.46  
   
Overtime
$40.27 - $68.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$990 - $16,839  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $13,457  
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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$74,588 - $134,447  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 339
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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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Experience Affects Senior Database Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$101,000

Skills That Affect Senior Database Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 9%
UNIX
up arrow 9%
PL/SQL
up arrow 2%
Oracle
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
National Average
$101,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 84 votes.
Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 5%
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