Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Database Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$104,611 / yrTotal Pay
$90,100 / yrBase Pay
$14,511 / yrAdditional Pay

$104,611

 / yr
$70K$157K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Database Engineer is $104,611 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $90,100 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $14,511 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Database Engineer

Some related job titles are Database Analyst Salaries with median pay of $80,130, Database Developer Salaries with median pay of $87,202, SQL Database Developer Salaries with median pay of $100,089, Data Engineer Salaries with median pay of $110,581.

Top Paying Companies

For a Database Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Database Engineer in United States. Employers include Google, Meta and Adobe.

1
Google
Google
$213,612/yr
2
Meta
$207,643/yr
3
Adobe
$202,528/yr
4
eBay
$202,330/yr
5
PayPal
$197,322/yr
6
Box
$192,075/yr
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$127,769

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$202,330

 / yr

$138,670

 / yr

$118,267

 / yr

$207,643

 / yr

$192,075

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Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Database Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$140,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Database Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Database Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$165,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Cloud Database Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$172,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago
Database Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$96,000

/yr

$90K | $6K

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Geospatial Database Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$104,000

/yr

$93K | $11K

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Database Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$67,500

/yr

$65K | $3K

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Database Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Database Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$74,600

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

4-6 years
4 days ago

Database Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Database Engineer is $90,100 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Database Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1381 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Database Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Database Engineer in United States is $130,871 per year.

The lowest salary for a Database Engineer in United States is $62,031 per year.

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