How much does a SQL make?

Updated Dec 1, 2021

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$90,668 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,424 salaries

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$67K

Low

$91K

Average

$123K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for SQL is $90,668 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a SQL in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 2424 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by SQL employees in the United States.

Seniority Levels

L2
SQL Developer$88,938 /yr
L3
Senior Sql Developer$112,059 /yr
L4
Sql Developer IV$93,488 /yr
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Shell
4.1

Shell

SQL - Hourly
About 

$33 -$35

 hourly
1 salaries
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$33

$35

$33 - $35 Range

Ascent Services Group
4.2

Ascent Services Group

SQL - Hourly Intern
About 

$10 -$10

 hourly

$10

$10

$10 - $10 Range

Cognosante
3.8

Cognosante

SQL
About 

$122K -$134K

$122K

$134K

$122,497 - $134,324 Range

LMI
4.3

LMI

SQL
About 

$102K -$112K

$102K

$112K

$102,410 - $112,424 Range

Nationwide
3.8

Nationwide

SQL - Hourly Intern
About 

$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

Spirit Airlines
3.8

Spirit Airlines

SQL
About 

$100K -$107K

$100K

$107K

$100,425 - $106,755 Range

McAlester Regional Health Center
3.5

McAlester Regional Health Center

SQL - Hourly Intern
About 

$17 -$18

 hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

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Ascension Wisconsin
3.1

$87K

$94K

$86,692 - $93,631 Range

Healthgrades
3.2

Healthgrades

SQL - Hourly Intern
About 

$13 -$14

 hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

Blah

SQL
About 

$104K -$114K

$104K

$114K

$104,158 - $113,997 Range

CCS Global Tech
4

CCS Global Tech

SQL Developer - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $28 - $49

$28

$49

$28 - $49 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

PL/SQL Developer

$82,618

 /yr
Range: $80K - $97K

$80K

$97K

$79,816 - $96,623 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

SQL Developer

$84,820

 /yr
Range: $80K - $103K

$80K

$103K

$79,940 - $102,694 Range

Savantis
4

Savantis

SQL Server Database Administrator - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $34 - $36

$34

$36

$34 - $36 Range

Datavail
3.5

Datavail

SQL Server Database Administrator

$91,488

 /yr
Range: $87K - $146K

$87K

$146K

$87,167 - $145,618 Range

2

NeutronIT Solutions

SQL BI Developer

$98,931

 /yr
Range: $86K - $111K

$86K

$111K

$85,633 - $111,478 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

PL/SQL Developer

$86,267

 /yr
Range: $81K - $93K

$81K

$93K

$80,627 - $93,191 Range

Datascud
3

Datascud

SQL BI Developer

$101,175

 /yr
Range: $101K - $102K

$101K

$102K

$101,175 - $101,544 Range

Conversantit
4

Conversantit

SQL BI Developer

$96,508

 /yr
Range: $68K - $147K

$68K

$147K

$67,809 - $146,920 Range

Esurance
3.7

Esurance

SQL Server Database Administrator

$117,468

 /yr
Range: $110K - $131K

$110K

$131K

$110,442 - $130,546 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a SQL salaries

The national average salary for a SQL is $90,668 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a SQL salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2424 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a SQL employees.

The highest salary for a SQL in United States is $123,446 per year.

The lowest salary for a SQL in United States is $66,593 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a SQL or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a SQL.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent sql salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$60,035
per year
A SQL Developer in the Lafayette, IN Area area reported making $60,035 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Lafayette, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A SQL Developer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70
hourly
A SQL Developer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $70 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$130,000
per year
A SQL Developer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$36,000
per year
A SQL Developer in the Canton, OH Area area reported making $36,000 per year
Job Highlights
Canton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$65
hourly
An Oracle PL/SQL Developer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $65 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$88,000
per year
An Obiee Developer in the Elizabethtown, KY Area area reported making $88,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Elizabethtown, KY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$145,000
per year
An Oracle PL/SQL Developer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50
hourly
A SQL Developer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50 per hour
Additional Pay
$300 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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