How much does a Database Engineer V make in the United States? The average Database Engineer V salary in the United States is $171,440 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $155,062 and $187,028. 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. 

Database Engineer V Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Database Engineer V Salary $140,151 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Database Engineer V Salary $155,062 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Database Engineer V Salary $171,440 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Database Engineer V Salary $187,028 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Database Engineer V Salary $201,221 US June 27, 2024
25% $155,062 10% $140,151 90% $201,221 75% $187,028 $171,440 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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People Management: People management refers to the practice of recruiting, training, engaging and retaining employees to optimize their talent and maximize their productivity.

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AWS: Amazon Web Services, Inc. is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis.

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Open Source: Open source is a term that originally referred to open source software (OSS). Open source software is code that is designed to be publicly accessible—anyone can see, modify, and distribute the code as they see fit

People Management 3.02%
AWS 3.76%
Open Source 3.07%
Others 90.15%
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Job Description for Database Engineer V

Database Engineer V plans, designs, develops, and manages an organization's databases to ensure efficient data storage, access, and security. Collaborates with users to design, code, test, debug, and deploy databases that meet requirements and organizational needs. Being a Database Engineer V writes queries, stored procedures and functions for database development. Monitors databases' performance, scalability, and security and modifies procedures to optimize database designs. Additionally, Database Engineer V evaluates existing database design to determine necessary updates, performance tuning, and integration requirements. Possesses comprehensive knowledge of database technologies and solid coding and computer system skills. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Database Engineer V 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. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. To be a Database Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Database Engineer V salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Database Engineer V, the highest Database Engineer V salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Database Engineer V salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Database Engineer V salary is in Miami, FL, where the Database Engineer V salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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