SQL Database Developer Salary in the United States

How much does a SQL Database Developer make in the United States? The average SQL Database Developer salary in the United States is $70,830 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $54,466 and $75,257. 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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$54,466 to $75,257
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Tan Check Consolidated Inc. - Sandy Springs , GA
Our client is looking for a SQL Database Developer Position Sandy Springs, GA PREFER LOCAL CANDIDATES Job Description : 7+ years Job's primary skill is extensive SQL Programming in SQL Server ...
Dice.com - 1 day ago
YOH - Redmond , WA
Database Developer needed for a 6+ month contract opportunity with Yoh's client (AAA Gaming ... Working as a lead of the Database team building and maintaining SQL (SSAS/SSIS) and T-SQL servers
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
SmartIT Frame - San rafael , CA
SQL Developer Location: San Rafael, CA Job Description ... Using technical skills and business acumen, the Database Developer will be able to take business ...
Dice.com - Today
HireWorks, LLC - Dallas , TX
Work with developers to assess data access needs and create appropriate SQL objects, such as stored procedures, UDFs, and views * Develop scripts in PowerShell, T-SQL, and C# to automate database ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Advantex Professional Services - Pasadena , CA
Strong background in database development methodologies (Agile and Scrum) Expert knowledge of SQL administration, engineering, and monitoring tools. Experience with SQL Server performance tuning ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
Engage Partners, Inc. - Jacksonville , FL
The Database Programmer will also be responsible for database management, troubleshooting and ... Expert Level SQL, PL/pgSQL, including stored procedures, functions, triggers, and views
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
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