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SQL exercises on employee Database: Find the highest salary from all the employees

SQL employee Database: Exercise-90 with Solution

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90. From the following table, write a SQL query to find the highest salary. Return highest salary.

Sample table: employees


Sample Solution:

SELECT max(salary)
FROM employees;

Sample Output:

   max
---------
 6000.00
(1 row)

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Sample Database: employee

employee database structure

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