SQL Developer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$78,000
$64,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$95,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
CoStar Group
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
1.9 years
How much does an sql developer make?
SQL Developers in America make an average salary of $78,696 per year or $37.84 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $95,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $64,000. Professional companies and Technology companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying SQL Developer jobs are Washington, California, New York, Texas, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for an SQL Developer is 1.9 years.
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Average SQL Developer Salary By Location

As an SQL Developer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $78,696 per year or $37.84 per hour. The city with the highest SQL Developer salary is San Jose, CA at $93,043 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Jose, CA is $66,000. The highest earning states when it comes to SQL Developer salaries are Washington, California, New York, Texas, and Massachusetts. Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, and South Dakota are the lowest earners.

Map of SQL Developer Salaries

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

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Average SQL Developer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an SQL Developer makes. Professional companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. CoStar Group and EQUIS are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Computer Aid and JPMorgan Chase pay their SQL Developers very well.

Average SQL Developer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that an SQL Developer works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Transportation companies, Health Care companies, and Finance companies pay their SQL Developers well. Transportation companies pay their SQL Developers the highest wages, averaging $83,651 per year. Health Care companies and Finance companies pay well too, at $79,671 and $79,439, respectively. The types of companies that pay SQL Developers the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $76,387.
Industry
Average Salary
Transportation
Transportation
$83,651
$84k
Health Care
Health Care
$79,671
$80k
Finance
Finance
$79,439
$79k
Insurance
Insurance
$78,469
$78k
Retail
Retail
$78,043
$78k
Technology
Technology
$76,387
$76k

SQL Developer Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

SQL Developer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an SQL Developer can range from $49,631 to $124,396 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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