Salary Report

Information Technology Job

SQL Server

United States Location

Milwaukee - Racine
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years and 3 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,415 at 3.64%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 3 Months: $93,941 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $79,979 & $107,902; and, 5% of Jobs top $128,034.

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.

$300,288 = 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.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $134,594
5% $128,034
10% $120,487
25% $107,902
33% $102,760
50% $93,941
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 3 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $91,340 $96,541
25% $87,347 $100,535
33% $85,121 $102,760
50% $79,979 $107,902
67% $73,771 $114,110
95% $53,288 $134,594
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 5 Years and 3 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 3 Months $89,925 $4,016 at 4.47%
5 Years and 3 Months $93,941 $3,415 at 3.64%
6 Years and 3 Months $97,356 $2,971 at 3.05%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $51,275 at the low experience of Entry Level; $92,352 at the average experience of 4 Years and 10 Months; and, $106,227 at the top experience of 9 Years and 8 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 4 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top



Develop, implement, optimize, upgrade, administer and troubleshoot, SQL Server database, are primary position responsibilities.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Microsoft SQL Server;
  • Database Administrator-Developer,
    Database Administrator (DBA), Database Architect, Database Developer, Database Engineer, Data Manager or Data Warehousing.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
7.2% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
6% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
37.8% 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,
4.8% of job descriptions;
USA Federal Government,
2.2% of job descriptions;
T-SQL (Transact SQL),
9.6% of job descriptions;
5.1% of job descriptions;
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning),
2.7% of job descriptions;
Requirement Specification,
Business Specification, Design Specification, Functional Specification, Requirement Gathering, Requirement Documentation, Requirement Specification, Software Specification, Technical Specification or User Specification,
9.4% of job descriptions;
Scrum software methodology,
2.2% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
3.9% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
9.4% of job descriptions.


Milwaukee, WI

Brookfield, Brown Deer, Burlington, Cedarburg, Cudahy, Elm Grove, Fox Point, Glendale, Greendale, Greenfield, Hales Corners, Hartland, Menomonee Falls, Milwaukee, New Berlin, Oak Creek, Ozaukee, Racine, Shorewood, St Francis, Washington, Waukesha, Wauwatosa, West Allis, West Bend and Whitefish Bay.

These locations are all included in the Milwaukee, WI metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).