Average Senior Database Developer Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Database Developer is $98,085.
MEDIAN $98,085
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$76k - $123k
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$811 - $9k
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$78k - $129k

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Job Description for Senior Database Developer

Senior Database Developer Tasks
  • Support application of business intelligence and marketing automation solutions.
  • Educates development team members on the database structures and how to develop efficient query code.
  • Develops database schema to carry out the goals of the business.

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Career Paths

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Senior Database Developer
Senior Database Engineer
Database Developer
Data Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Database Developer

Skills in Microsoft SQL Server, 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 and Database Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Database Developer

An early career Senior Database Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $84,139 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Senior Database Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,175 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Senior Database Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,887 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,642.
Employees with Senior Database Developer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 12.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (9.4% more) and Austin, Texas (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (5.7% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.5% less).

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