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Average Database Developer Salary

$75,657
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,026
Bonus
$2,918
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Database Developer is $75,657.
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$51k
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$76k
90%
$110k
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What Do Database Developers Do?

Database Developer Tasks
  • Interact with client representatives and business analyst to develop database solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Document work of operational responsibilities.
  • Support application of business intelligence and marketing automation solutions.
  • Support the database services in the design, delivery and operation of database solutions.

Job Satisfaction for Database Developer

4 out of 5
(132)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Database Developer

The top respondents for the job title Database Developer are from the companies LGC, Comerica Bank and Oil Price Information Service. Reported salaries are highest at Merkle, Inc. where the average pay is $82,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Regions Financial Corporation, earning around $69,750. LGC pays the lowest at around $53,000. Oil Price Information Service also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,665.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Database Developers?

Skills in ETL (Extract, transform, load) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, Microsoft SQL Server and Database Development.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Database Developers?

An entry-level Database Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,759 based on 42 salaries. An early career Database Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,021 based on 380 salaries. A mid-career Database Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,773 based on 240 salaries. An experienced Database Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,438 based on 183 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,539.
Employees with Database Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (12.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (5.1% less), Nashville, Tennessee (2.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 934 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
40.7%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
19.6%
Late Career
9.5%