How much does a Database Engineer I make in the United States? The average Database Engineer I salary in the United States is $72,285 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $62,970 and $86,647. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Database Engineer I

Database Engineer I assists in the planning and engineering of an organization's databases. Monitors the performance, scalability and security. Being a Database Engineer I evaluates existing database design to determine necessary updates and integration requirements of new design, and to ensure final solutions meet organizational needs. Requires comprehensive knowledge of database technologies, along with solid coding and computer system skills. Additionally, Database Engineer I typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Database Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Database Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Database Engineer I: Database Security, Database Monitoring/Alerts, Data Mapping, Database Testing ...More

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