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

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631 salaries reported, updated at Nov 23, 2020
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The average salary for a sql developer is $90,536 per year in the United States and $4,000 cash bonus per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Green card sponsorship
  • Caregiver leave
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Health savings account
  • Commuter assistance
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for SQL developers

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Electrical Engineering DegreeTrending qualification.

earn +53.72% more

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 $90,536 per year.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top fields of studyElectrical Engineering Degree+53.72%salary
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Top certificationsMCTS+51.88%salary
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Top skillsSDLC+22.02%salary
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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

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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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