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Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salary

For Database Software Developers, annual average wages total $73K per year. Total cash earnings of Database Software Developers range from $45K on the low end to $111K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $15K, respectively. Job satisfaction for Database Software Developers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Database Software Developers (81 percent) who took the survey are men. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$43,448 - $104,398
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$43K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,398
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$24.66 - $60.27
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,448 - $104,398  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,738  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $14,681  
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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$45,399 - $110,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.66 - $60.27  
   
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 - $8,738  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $14,681  
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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$45,399 - $110,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, C#, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Java, ASP.NET, and VB.Net. Most people experienced in Microsoft SQL Server also know .NET.

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

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Database Software Developers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $63K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $81K. Database Software Developers see a median salary of $86K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $94K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 10%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

National Average
$76,000

C#
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 4%

VB.Net
up arrow 6%

ASP.NET
up arrow 8%

Java
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 14%
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