Software Developer, Database Salary (United States)

A Software Developer, Database earns an average salary of $69,484 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Oracle and UNIX. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Software Developer, Database Salary (?
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$44,521 - $100,879
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $69,483
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Software Developer, Database Salary (?
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$14.49 - $66.22
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,521 - $100,879  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
Profit Sharing
$991 - $8,646  
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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$40,975 - $107,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 455
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $66.22  
   
Overtime
$18.81 - $60.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$991 - $8,646  
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).
)
$40,975 - $107,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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Job Description for Software Developer, Database

Database software developers create database software for their employer. They are responsible for implementing data models and database designs to ensure security and data integrity. A typical day's activities may include relatively simple duties such as creating tables, handling support tickets, and dealing with production issues, as well as more complex duties such as reviewing database indexes and performing coding. Interpersonal skills are required for this position to resolve issues and develop solutions to ongoing problems.
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Software Developer, Database 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 Software Developer, Database Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
National Average
$71,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Software Developer, Database Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 14%
UNIX
up arrow 11%
PL/SQL
up arrow 10%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%
SQL
0%
National Average
$71,000
C#
up arrow 1%
Java
up arrow 2%
Linux
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 3%
ASP.NET
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%
.NET
up arrow 8%
HTML
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%