The average salary for a Senior Database Developer is $98,085.
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Job Description for Senior Database Developer
Senior database developers are responsible for creating, managing, and coding databases and their features, as well as leading a group of database developers to define functionality, create concepts, and brainstorm the technology that is best suited to the project at hand. Strong interpersonal skills are important in this position to manage a team and resolve technical issues as necessary, and they typically work in an office environment and use a personal computer to complete database tasks suc…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Senior Database Developer
Microsoft SQL Server
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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