DATABASE ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$88,000
$63,000
Min 10%
$88,000
Median 50%
$122,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a database engineer make?
Database Engineers in America make an average salary of $88,220 per year or $42.41 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $122,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $63,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Database Engineers are in Internet companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Database Engineer salaries include Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Vermont, and New Hampshire. The typical tenure for a Database Engineer is 2.8 years.

Average Database Engineer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Database Engineer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Database Engineers are Internet companies and Professional companies. Facebook and eBay are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Salesforce or Google, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Database Engineers.

Average Database Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Database Engineer in the USA is $88,220 annually or $42.41 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Database Engineers at 100,918. Even as an entry-level Database Engineer, you will make $64,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Database Engineer salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Vermont, and New Hampshire. The lowest earning states are Kentucky, Arizona, Arkansas, Montana, and Oklahoma.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$100,918
2
Seattle, WA
$93,964
3
Burlington, MA
$89,050
4
New York, NY
$87,042
5
Austin, TX
$85,857

Average Database Engineer Salary By Industry

Database Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Internet companies, and Media companies pay higher-than-average wages for Database Engineers. Salaries for Database Engineers in Professional companies average $90,296 annually, while Internet companies and Media companies pay $90,283 and $89,308, respectively. At $83,685, the average salary for Database Engineers in the Finance industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$90,296
2
Internet
$90,283
3
Media
$89,308
4
Health Care
$85,403
5
Finance
$83,685

RECENTLY ADDED Database Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Workbridge Associates
Database Engineer
10/25/2019
$110,000
Robert Half
Database Engineer
10/13/2019
$100,000
Randstad
Database Engineer
10/08/2019
$160,000
Randstad
Database Engineer
10/05/2019
$83,480
Interquest Group
Database Engineer
09/30/2019
$175,000
Selby Jennings Technology
Database Engineer
09/30/2019
$150,000
Robert Half Technology
Database Engineer
09/20/2019
$85,000
Robert Half
Database Engineer
09/19/2019
$85,000
Robert Half
Database Engineer
09/06/2019
$128,872
Cybercoders
Database Engineer
09/05/2019
$135,655
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