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SQL Developer Salary by Country

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This article visualizes the median SQL developer salary on a world map and in the table as a list. The median salary is a metric that identifies the country's midpoint of available salaries. Not to be confused with average or mean metrics, the median is better suited to eliminate extreme outliers from a statistic which could cripple its accuracy.

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As of 2022, the estimated median SQL developer salary of all the world countries is $24,417 per year or $13 per hour. If you're looking for a breakdown of SQL salaries for individual country, check out the salaries.

How much does a SQL developer make worldwide?

$24,417 / Annual

Based on 30550 salaries

The data come from StackOverflow's annual developer surveys, and can you can find them on this link -

Map of Countries by SQL Developer Median Salary

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10 Countries with the Highest SQL Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. United States - $109,840
  2. Israel - $105,070
  3. Switzerland - $101,351
  4. Denmark - $86,040
  5. Australia - $81,448
  6. Norway - $79,853
  7. Iceland - $77,268
  8. Luxembourg - $76,788
  9. Ireland - $75,990
  10. Canada - $75,631

10 Countries with the Lowest SQL Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Myanmar - $3,708
  2. Cameroon - $4,005
  3. Côte d'Ivoire - $5,856
  4. Nepal - $6,600
  5. Syria - $6,828
  6. Indonesia - $7,020
  7. Tanzania - $7,095
  8. Pakistan - $7,476
  9. Bangladesh - $8,184
  10. Ghana - $8,988

For the complete table with sortable options, please check out the table of the available countries below. Feel free to reach out if you don't see your country on the table or the data is unavailable on the map.

List of Countries by SQL Developer Median Salary

Salary Based on 
1Flag of United States United StatesNorthern America$109,8405971 Salaries
2Flag of Israel IsraelAsia$105,070236 Salaries
3Flag of Switzerland SwitzerlandEurope$101,351392 Salaries
4Flag of Denmark DenmarkEurope$86,040289 Salaries
5Flag of Australia AustraliaOceania$81,448648 Salaries
6Flag of Norway NorwayEurope$79,853249 Salaries
7Flag of Iceland IcelandEurope$77,26817 Salaries
8Flag of Luxembourg LuxembourgEurope$76,78821 Salaries
9Flag of Ireland IrelandEurope$75,990152 Salaries
10Flag of Canada CanadaNorthern America$75,6311172 Salaries
11Flag of United Kingdom United KingdomEurope$68,5991983 Salaries
12Flag of New Zealand New ZealandOceania$67,550246 Salaries
13Flag of Singapore SingaporeAsia$64,54469 Salaries
14Flag of Germany GermanyEurope$63,9842109 Salaries
15Flag of Finland FinlandEurope$61,428251 Salaries
16Flag of Netherlands NetherlandsEurope$58,368721 Salaries
17Flag of Sweden SwedenEurope$57,684541 Salaries
18Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi ArabiaAsia$57,58837 Salaries
19Flag of Cyprus CyprusAsia$53,53520 Salaries
20Flag of Austria AustriaEurope$53,322323 Salaries
21Flag of Japan JapanAsia$50,972141 Salaries
22Flag of Hong Kong Hong KongAsia$50,94071 Salaries
23Flag of Malta MaltaEurope$50,08420 Salaries
24Flag of Estonia EstoniaEurope$49,77675 Salaries
25Flag of Lithuania LithuaniaEurope$49,29698 Salaries
26Flag of Belgium BelgiumEurope$47,352329 Salaries
27Flag of France FranceEurope$46,4821102 Salaries
28Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab EmiratesAsia$42,46873 Salaries
29Flag of Poland PolandEurope$41,628748 Salaries
30Flag of Latvia LatviaEurope$41,59240 Salaries
31Flag of Czech Republic Czech RepublicEurope$41,568313 Salaries
32Flag of Uruguay UruguayLatin America$40,98069 Salaries
33Flag of South Africa South AfricaAfrica$40,836278 Salaries
34Flag of South Korea South KoreaAsia$40,74858 Salaries
35Flag of Moldova MoldovaEurope$40,19414 Salaries
36Flag of Spain SpainEurope$38,654734 Salaries
37Flag of Slovenia SloveniaEurope$38,652136 Salaries
38Flag of Slovakia SlovakiaEurope$38,328104 Salaries
39Flag of Romania RomaniaEurope$37,992247 Salaries
40Flag of Ukraine UkraineEurope$37,794240 Salaries
41Flag of Montenegro MontenegroEurope$36,32411 Salaries
42Flag of Italy ItalyEurope$36,259714 Salaries
43Flag of Georgia GeorgiaAsia$36,00047 Salaries
44Flag of Costa Rica Costa RicaLatin America$36,00041 Salaries
45Flag of Bulgaria BulgariaEurope$35,286154 Salaries
46Flag of Panama PanamaLatin America$34,20016 Salaries
47Flag of Portugal PortugalEurope$34,126254 Salaries
48Flag of Russia RussiaEurope$33,972500 Salaries
49Flag of China ChinaAsia$33,664122 Salaries
50Flag of Armenia ArmeniaAsia$32,35230 Salaries
51Flag of Argentina ArgentinaLatin America$31,662266 Salaries
52Flag of Croatia CroatiaEurope$31,344111 Salaries
53Flag of Macedonia MacedoniaEurope$31,18827 Salaries
54Flag of Jordan JordanAsia$31,03021 Salaries
55Flag of Hungary HungaryEurope$30,216191 Salaries
56Flag of Serbia SerbiaEurope$29,118126 Salaries
57Flag of North Korea North KoreaAsia$28,92214 Salaries
58Flag of Iran IranAsia$28,434266 Salaries
59Flag of Taiwan TaiwanAsia$27,84084 Salaries
60Flag of Chile ChileLatin America$27,09698 Salaries
61Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and HerzegovinaEurope$26,18449 Salaries
62Flag of Greece GreeceEurope$25,944223 Salaries
63Flag of Belarus BelarusEurope$24,79862 Salaries
64Flag of Brazil BrazilLatin America$24,0361119 Salaries
65Flag of Thailand ThailandAsia$23,06473 Salaries
66Flag of Kosovo KosovoEurope$22,52412 Salaries
67Flag of Ecuador EcuadorLatin America$21,60051 Salaries
68Flag of Colombia ColombiaLatin America$21,396198 Salaries
69Flag of Mexico MexicoLatin America$20,400349 Salaries
70Flag of Jamaica JamaicaLatin America$19,86111 Salaries
71Flag of Turkey TurkeyAsia$19,728388 Salaries
72Flag of Azerbaijan AzerbaijanAsia$19,66826 Salaries
73Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican RepublicLatin America$19,46057 Salaries
74Flag of Kazakhstan KazakhstanAsia$19,11617 Salaries
75Flag of Bolivia BoliviaLatin America$18,00027 Salaries
76Flag of El Salvador El SalvadorLatin America$17,40018 Salaries
77Flag of Lebanon LebanonAsia$17,32826 Salaries
78Flag of Malaysia MalaysiaAsia$15,852110 Salaries
79Flag of Guatemala GuatemalaLatin America$15,33632 Salaries
80Flag of Honduras HondurasLatin America$15,14413 Salaries
81Flag of Uzbekistan UzbekistanAsia$14,88620 Salaries
82Flag of Iraq IraqAsia$14,79615 Salaries
83Flag of Nicaragua NicaraguaLatin America$14,74211 Salaries
84Flag of Peru PeruLatin America$14,49072 Salaries
85Flag of Paraguay ParaguayLatin America$14,12440 Salaries
86Flag of India IndiaAsia$13,9622117 Salaries
87Flag of Kenya KenyaAfrica$12,79273 Salaries
88Flag of Egypt EgyptAfrica$12,678128 Salaries
89Flag of Morocco MoroccoAfrica$12,03662 Salaries
90Flag of Venezuela VenezuelaLatin America$12,00053 Salaries
91Flag of Philippines PhilippinesAsia$11,856145 Salaries
92Flag of Cuba CubaLatin America$11,71814 Salaries
93Flag of Albania AlbaniaEurope$11,16626 Salaries
94Flag of Nigeria NigeriaAfrica$10,698114 Salaries
95Flag of Sudan SudanAfrica$10,69211 Salaries
96Flag of Tunisia TunisiaAfrica$10,52443 Salaries
97Flag of Viet Nam Viet NamAsia$10,34488 Salaries
98Flag of Uganda UgandaAfrica$10,15824 Salaries
99Flag of Ethiopia EthiopiaAfrica$9,01225 Salaries
100Flag of Sri Lanka Sri LankaAsia$9,000135 Salaries
101Flag of Ghana GhanaAfrica$8,98825 Salaries
102Flag of Bangladesh BangladeshAsia$8,184185 Salaries
103Flag of Pakistan PakistanAsia$7,476281 Salaries
104Flag of Tanzania TanzaniaAfrica$7,09520 Salaries
105Flag of Indonesia IndonesiaAsia$7,020166 Salaries
106Flag of Syria SyriaAsia$6,82814 Salaries
107Flag of Nepal NepalAsia$6,60069 Salaries
108Flag of Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'IvoireAfrica$5,85611 Salaries
109Flag of Cameroon CameroonAfrica$4,00514 Salaries
110Flag of Myanmar MyanmarAsia$3,70814 Salaries

If you want to become a SQL developer, keep in mind that the current median salary shouldn't be the main reason for your decision to learn the language or a specific technology. More years of experience and certain regions or cities within the country can also increase the median salary.

Breakdown of SQL Developer Salary in other Regions

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