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01-11-2010, 09:16 PM #1
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Use MySQl t increase Salary by percentage
I have a table of employees that I want to give pay raises to. Part of the staff gets a 10% raise 5 employees and 12 employees gets a 5% pay raise.
I need a single query that will work for either of the groups.
01-11-2010, 09:56 PM #2
Feels like homework.
No company I know would be giving exactly 5% and 10% (especially in these times) and in any case with only 17 employees I'm sure it would be faster and easier to just go in and edit the data. Oh, and a company wouldn't care if it was done with one query or two.
And for homework, see rule 1.5 here:
So convince us it's not homework or show us that you have made an effort to solve this.
It's really not hard, honest. Here's a hint: Look at the IF( ) function.
Oh, and in any case it would help a lot to show us the fields in the table that you are using.An optimist sees the glass as half full.
A pessimist sees the glass as half empty.
A realist drinks it no matter how much there is.
01-11-2010, 10:24 PM #3
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