Database Engineer III Salary in the United States

How much does a Database Engineer III make in the United States? The average Database Engineer III salary in the United States is $111,924 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $100,438 and $124,010. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Plans, designs, develops and implements an organization's databases. Monitors the performance, scalability and security and resolves any issues. Evaluates existing database design to determine necessary updates and integration requirements of new design, and to ensure final solutions meet organizational needs. Requires comprehensive knowledge of database technologies, along with solid coding and computer system skills. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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124010
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129152
115825
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    Database Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Database Engineer III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Database Engineer IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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