How much does a Database Engineer V make in the United States? The average Database Engineer V salary in the United States is $140,848 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $125,099 and $157,729. 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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Database Engineer V develops or modifies procedures to solve complex database design problems, including performance, scalability, security and integration issues. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents complex databases at the highest levels of complexity. Being a Database Engineer V has full technical knowledge of all phases of database engineering. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Database Engineer V typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Database Engineer V works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be a Database Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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