Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salary

Median pay for Database Software Developers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $74K annually. With some bonuses approaching $9K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $15K, overall incomes of Database Software Developers spread between $45K and $112K depending on individual performance. Men make up the vast majority of Database Software Developers (80 percent) who took the survey. Job satisfaction for Database Software Developers is high. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a majority have vision insurance, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,448 - $106,294
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$43K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,282
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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 - $106,294  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,940  
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $14,899  
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 - $112,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.66 - $60.27  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,940  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $14,899  
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 - $112,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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


Survey results imply that Database Software Developers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, ASP.NET, and C# are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Java, VB.Net, and SQL. 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.


Database Software Developers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $64K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $81K. On average, Database Software Developers make $92K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $96K.

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Experience Affects Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 9%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

National Average
$77,000

ASP.NET
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 4%

.NET
up arrow 4%

VB.Net
up arrow 9%

Java
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 15%
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