﻿ SQL: Employees salary higher than total SALESMAN salaries

# SQL Exercise: Employees salary higher than total SALESMAN salaries

## SQL subqueries on employee Database: Exercise-13 with Solution

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13. From the following table, write a SQL query to find those employees whose salary is more than the total remuneration (salary + commission) of the designation SALESMAN. Return complete information about the employees.

Sample table: employees

Sample Solution:

``````SELECT *
FROM employees
WHERE salary >
(SELECT max(salary+commission)
FROM employees
WHERE job_name = 'SALESMAN');
``````

Sample Output:

``` emp_id | emp_name | job_name  | manager_id | hire_date  | salary  | commission | dep_id
--------+----------+-----------+------------+------------+---------+------------+--------
68319 | KAYLING  | PRESIDENT |            | 1991-11-18 | 6000.00 |            |   1001
65646 | JONAS    | MANAGER   |      68319 | 1991-04-02 | 2957.00 |            |   2001
67858 | SCARLET  | ANALYST   |      65646 | 1997-04-19 | 3100.00 |            |   2001
69062 | FRANK    | ANALYST   |      65646 | 1991-12-03 | 3100.00 |            |   2001
(4 rows)
```

Explanation:

The given query in SQL that selects all employees who have a salary that is higher than the highest salary+commission earned by any salesman in the company from the 'employees' table.

The subquery in the WHERE clause that selects the maximum "salary+commission" of all employees who have a "job_name" of "SALESMAN". The "max" function is used to find the highest value of "salary+commission" among these employees.

The outer query then selects all employees who have a salary greater than the maximum value obtained from the subquery.

## Practice Online

Structure of employee Database:

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