Database Developer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$80,000
$63,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$102,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Hulu
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a database developer make?
Database Developers in America make, on average, $80,855 a year or $38.87 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $102,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $63,000 per year. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Database Developers. The best states for high paying Database Developer jobs are Washington, California, New York, Texas, and Colorado. Most Database Developers spend 2.1 years in the position.

Average Database Developer Salary By Location

Database Developers in the US makes an average salary of $80,855 per year or $38.87 per hour. Seattle, WA reports the highest Database Developer salaries at $103,121 per year. Even as an entry-level Database Developer, you will make $71,000 per year in Seattle, WA. Some of the states with the best Database Developer salaries are Washington, California, New York, Texas, Colorado, Virginia, and Arizona. Kentucky, Maine, and North Dakota have the lowest Database Developer salaries.

Map of Database Developer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Database Developers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Database Developer Salary By Company

If you are a Database Developer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Database Developers. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Database Developers are Hulu and Zeta Global. Companies like DraftKings and Salesforce also pay high salaries to their Database Developers.
Company
Average Salary
$129,257
$129k
$116,056
$116k
$115,479
$115k

Average Database Developer Pay By Industry

Wages for Database Developers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Real Estate companies, Manufacturing companies, and Finance companies tend to have the highest salaries for Database Developers. Real Estate companies pay Database Developers an average salary of $95,126, Manufacturing companies pay $83,861, and Finance companys come in at $81,412. The types of companies that pay Database Developers the least are in the Health Care industry, where the average annual salary is $76,566.
Industry
Average Salary
Real Estate
Real Estate
$95,126
$95k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$83,861
$84k
Finance
Finance
$81,412
$81k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$78,241
$78k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$77,977
$78k
Technology
Technology
$76,946
$77k
Health Care
Health Care
$76,566
$77k

Database Developer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Database Developer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Database Developer can range from $50,993 to $127,809 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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Location
Date Added
Salary
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