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Software Developer / Business Analyst, Database Salary

Earnings for Database Software Developers in the United States come in at around $73K annually on average. Cash earnings for Database Software Developers — including $9K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $45K to $111K depending on individual performance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Male Database Software Developers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,448 - $104,398
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$43K
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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 - $8,726  
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 - $110,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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 - $8,726  
   
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 - $110,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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


Database Software Developers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, and C# 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. It is often found that people who know Microsoft SQL Server are also skilled 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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $63K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $81K. Database Software Developers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $86K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Database Software Developer generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $94K.

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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 5%

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 3%

National Average
$76,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 5%

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 25 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 13%
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