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How much do Senior Database Engineers earn in the United States?





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How much does a Senior Database Engineer make?

In the United States, the average pay for a senior database engineer as of October 2021 is approximately $77,500 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $39.74 per hour and $6,458 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Senior Database Engineer Salaries

DirectlyApply has seen senior database engineer salaries ranging from a high of $102,375 per year to a low of $37,050 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of senior database engineers currently sit between $58,500 per year and $90,000 per year.

To be considered a top earning senior database engineer you would be expected to be making in excess of $102,375 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $58,500 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for a senior database engineer can vary significantly (by as much as $43,875 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

How does Senior Database Engineer pay compare across the United States?


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