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Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salary

Database Software Developers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $74K annually. Overall cash earnings for Database Software Developers stretch from $45K on the lower end to $111K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $9K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The vast majority (83 percent) of Database Software Developers who answered the questionnaire are male. Job satisfaction for Database Software Developers is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,588 - $104,164
(Median)
$44K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,955
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$24.24 - $60.54
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$24
$39
$61
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,588 - $104,164  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,672  
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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$45,190 - $110,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $60.54  
   
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 - $8,672  
   
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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$45,190 - $110,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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


Database Software Developers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, and C# are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay 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.


Database Software Developers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $62K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $80K. Database Software Developers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $84K. Database Software Developers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $95K.

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Experience Affects Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 10%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

National Average
$77,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 6%

VB.Net
up arrow 8%

ASP.NET
up arrow 10%

Java
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 13%