Salary Report

Information Technology Job

SQL Server

United States Location

Salt Lake City - Ogden
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 1/1/21 to 12/31/21

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

4 Years and 10 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,794 at 5.16%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 10 Months: $92,936 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $75,926 & $109,945; and, 5% of Jobs top $134,525.

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.

$282,899 = 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 1/1/21 to 12/31/21.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $142,559
5% $134,525
10% $125,299
25% $109,945
33% $103,679
50% $92,936
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 10 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% $89,768 $96,103
25% $84,903 $100,968
33% $82,192 $103,679
50% $75,926 $109,945
67% $68,356 $117,515
95% $43,313 $142,559
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 4 Years and 10 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 10 Months $87,238 $5,697 at 6.53%
4 Years and 10 Months $92,936 $4,794 at 5.16%
5 Years and 10 Months $97,730 $4,139 at 4.23%

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: $39,560 at the low experience of Entry Level; $92,057 at the average experience of 4 Years and 8 Months; and, $110,506 at the top experience of 9 Years and 5 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

13 Years and 11 Months = 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 1/1/21 to 12/31/21.

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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,
7.8% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
7.8% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
39% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
2.8% of job descriptions;
T-SQL (Transact SQL),
6.4% of job descriptions;
8.7% of job descriptions;
4.6% of job descriptions;
OLAP (Online Application Programing),
2.8% of job descriptions;
Requirement Specification,
Business Specification, Design Specification, Functional Specification, Requirement Gathering, Requirement Documentation, Requirement Specification, Software Specification, Technical Specification or User Specification,
14.7% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
15.6% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
20.2% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
11.9% of job descriptions.


Salt Lake City, UT

Bennion City, Bountiful, Clearfield, Clinton, Cottonwood Heights, Cottonwood, Davis, Draper, Granite Park, Granite, Harrisville, Holladay, Kerns, Lake City, Magna, Midvale, Millcreek, Mount Olympus, Murray, North Salt Lake, Ogden, Riverdale, Riverton, Roy, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Sandy, South Jordan, South Ogden, South Salt Lake, South Weber, Sunset, Taylorsville, Val Verde, Washington Terrace, Weber, West Haven, West Jordan, West Point, West Valley City and Woods Cross.

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