Database Developer

Database Developers are responsible for planning, managing and maintaining database management systems. The average salary of a Database Developer is $97,625 per annum.

As a Database Developer, you'll customise databases, determine how data should be organised, provide support, and develop security procedures.

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Average salary
$97,625 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$87,014 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$108,237 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 17% more Database & Systems Administrators employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Database & Systems Administrator are:

  • NSW: 33.8%
  • VIC: 29.1%
  • QLD: 15.8%

Key skills required
  • Aptitude for technical tasks
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to quickly understand complex problems and devise effective solutions
  • Willing to maintain and update own knowledge of IT content
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to direct and oversee the work of others


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