Database Programmer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$77,000
$59,000
Min 10%
$77,000
Median 50%
$101,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Motorola Solutions
Highest Paying City
Bellevue, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a database programmer make?
Database Programmers in America make, on average, $77,702 a year or $37.36 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $101,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $59,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Database Programmers are in Finance companies and Non Profits companies. Washington, New Jersey, California, North Carolina, and Connecticut are some of the states with the best Database Programmer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Database Programmer is 2.5 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
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$69,778

Average Database Programmer Salary By Location

As a Database Programmer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $77,702 per year or $37.36 per hour. Working in Bellevue, WA as a Database Programmer will pay you the highest wages at around $95,262 per year. Even as an entry-level Database Programmer, you will make $69,000 per year in Bellevue, WA. Washington, New Jersey, California, North Carolina, and Connecticut are the states with the highest payscale for Database Programmers. Arkansas, Utah, Idaho, New Mexico, and Oklahoma are the lowest earners.

Map of Database Programmer Salaries

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

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Average Database Programmer Salary By Company

If you are a Database Programmer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Finance companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like Motorola Solutions or Unum will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Incyte and Optum also pay high salaries to their Database Programmers.

Average Database Programmer Pay By Industry

Database Programmer salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Pharmaceutical companies, Hospitality companies, and Retail companies pay their Database Programmers well. Pharmaceutical companies pay their Database Programmers the highest wages, averaging $82,543 per year. Hospitality companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $79,777 and $74,537, respectively. The types of companies that pay Database Programmers the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $71,989.
Industry
Average Salary
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$82,543
$83k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$79,777
$80k
Retail
Retail
$74,537
$75k
Technology
Technology
$72,820
$73k
Media
Media
$72,357
$72k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$71,989
$72k

Database Programmer Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Database Programmer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Database Programmer can range from $55,952 to $114,350 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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