A Senior Database Engineer earns an average salary of $107,807 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.

$83,196 - $135,769
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MEDIAN: $107,806
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$83,196 - $135,769  
   
Bonus
$1,917 - $13,395  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
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$85,021 - $145,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$65.00  
   
Overtime
$97.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,917 - $13,395  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,696  
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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$85,021 - $145,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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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

  • 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



National Average
$113,000


Skills That Affect Senior Database Engineer Salaries

MySQL
up arrow 30%

Linux
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 6%

up arrow 6%

PL/SQL
up arrow 6%

UNIX
up arrow 6%

National Average
$113,000


Java
up arrow 9%

HTML
up arrow 10%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 10%

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
58%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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