SQL Exercise: List those employees whose salary is an odd value

SQL employee Database: Exercise-31 with Solution

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31. From the following table, write a SQL query to identify the employees whose salaries are odd. Return complete information about the employees.

Sample table: employees

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SQL exercises on employee Database: List those employees whose salary is an odd value

Sample Solution:

FROM employees
WHERE mod(salary,2) = 1;

Sample Output:

 emp_id | emp_name | job_name | manager_id | hire_date  | salary  | commission | dep_id
  65646 | JONAS    | MANAGER  |      68319 | 1991-04-02 | 2957.00 |            |   2001
(1 row)


The said query in SQL that selects all fields from the employees table where the salary field is an odd number.

The mod() function returns the remainder when the salary field is divided by 2. If the remainder is 1, it means that the salary is an odd number.

The WHERE clause filters the results to only include rows where the salary is odd.

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Sample Database: employee

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