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Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salary

An average Database Software Developer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $72K annually. Total incomes of Database Software Developers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $44K and $111K. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$42,557 - $104,136
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$72K
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MEDIAN: $72,346
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$18.60 - $60.82
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,557 - $104,136  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,973  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $14,744  
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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$43,591 - $110,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.60 - $60.82  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $14,744  
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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$43,591 - $110,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database

Software developers/business analysts of databases are responsible for creating and maintaining database software and analyzing business information for their organization. They are also in charge of writing database-related code which will be deployed to servers and company systems.

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Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Tasks

  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug database stored procedures and complex queries to extract, calculate or manipulate information.
  • Identify schedule, features, and resources required.
  • Work with middle-tier developers to integrate back-end database code with business applications.
  • Design, implement, and test database schemas.
  • Work with users from identifying conceptual system requirements through completion.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database


Survey results imply that Database Software Developers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, C#, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Java, ASP.NET, and .NET. Those educated in Microsoft SQL Server tend to be well versed in .NET.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Database Software Developers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $59K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $77K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Database Software Developers see a median salary of $84K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $99K on average.

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Experience Affects Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 13%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

C#
0%

National Average
$75,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 9%

Java
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%