Salary Report

Information Technology Job

SQL Server

United States Location

United States of America

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 7/1/23 to 6/30/24

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

6 Years

Raise +1 Year

$4,308 at 3.63%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 6 Years: $118,774 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $106,622 & $130,926; and, 5% of Jobs top $148,913.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$358,476 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 7/1/23 to 6/30/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $154,997
5% $148,913
10% $142,069
25% $130,926
33% $126,436
50% $118,774
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 6 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $116,517 $121,030
25% $113,048 $124,500
33% $111,112 $126,436
50% $106,622 $130,926
67% $101,159 $136,389
95% $82,551 $154,997
Salary Average =


Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
Number of all Jobs at 6 Years Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
5 Years $114,466 $4,308 at 3.76%
6 Years $118,774 $4,308 at 3.63%
7 Years $123,082 $4,308 at 3.50%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases steadily in the first years, rises stably with greater experience and grows consistently into maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is equal to that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $92,925 at the low experience of Entry Level; $118,774 at the average experience of 6 Years; and, $146,777 at the top experience of 12 Years and 6 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 1 Month = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 7/1/23 to 6/30/24.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low Entry Level $92,925 $4,308 at 4.64%
Average 6 Years $118,774 $4,308 at 3.63%
Top 12 Years and 6 Months $146,777 $4,308 at 2.94%



Application development, using C# programming language on Microsoft .Net platform with SQL Server database access, is the position's primary responsibility.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Microsoft C#;
  • Microsoft SQL Server;
  • Software-Application Developer,
    Agile, Application (App), Back End, Big Data, Cloud, .Net, Embedded, Front End, Full Stack, Machine Learning, Mobile, Portal, Software (SW), User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX) or Web,
    Analyst, Architect, Developer, Engineer, Lead or Programmer.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
5.6% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
61.1% of job descriptions;
Financial Sector,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Finance, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street,
30.6% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
8.3% of job descriptions;
T-SQL (Transact SQL),
25% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Visual Studio,
13.9% of job descriptions;
Microsoft WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation),
11.1% of job descriptions;
11.1% of job descriptions;
8.3% of job descriptions;
5.6% of job descriptions;
Scrum software methodology,
55.6% of job descriptions;
36.1% of job descriptions.


United States of America