SQL Developer salary in United States

How much does a SQL Developer make in the United States?

530 salaries reported, updated at November 26, 2021
$87,494
per year

The average salary for a sql developer is $87,494 per year in the United States and $4,000 cash bonus per year.

Cash bonus
$4,000
per year

Most common benefits

  • Green card sponsorship
  • Caregiver leave
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Health savings account
  • Commuter assistance
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for SQL developers

Most recommended skill

Electrical Engineering Degree

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 17.65% since 2018. SQL Developers with this skill earn +53.72% more than the average base salary, which is $87,494 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
201231increase by 31
201337increase by 19.35%
201429decrease by 21.62%
201540increase by 37.93%
201631decrease by 22.50%
20179decrease by 70.97%
201817increase by 88.89%
201914decrease by 17.65%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Information tooltip for top fields of study.Top fields of studyElectrical Engineering Degree+53.72%salary
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Electrical Engineering Degree
+53.72%
4 jobs
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Information tooltip for top certifications.Top certificationsMCTS+51.88%salary
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MCTS
+51.88%
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MCITP
+51.88%
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Information tooltip for top skills.Top skillsSDLC+22.02%salary
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SDLC
+22.02%
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APIs
+18.04%
65Company icon
PaaS
+51.88%
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.NET
+40.86%
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PowerShell
+13.95%
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Most common benefits for SQL Developers

  • Green card sponsorship
  • Caregiver leave
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Health savings account
  • Commuter assistance
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Adoption assistance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Military leave
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 67 ratings

69% of SQL developers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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