Average Database Engineer Salary

$87,508
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$59k
MEDIAN
$88k
90%
$124k

The average salary for a Database Engineer is $87,508

Base Salary
$59k - $124k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$983 - $21k
Total Pay
$58k - $131k
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What Do Database Engineers Do?

Database Engineer Tasks
  • Install, upgrade, and maintain databases.
  • Document database schemas and models, including functions, tables, and stored procedures as well as data dictionaries.
  • Monitor databases and apply patches, execute scripts, and create backups to ensure access and the consistency of data.
  • Support and maintain software to interface with databases.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
79.9%
Female
20.1%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

89%

Dental

85%

Vision

79%

None

10%