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how to find out 3rd max salary from an emp table?

 
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please can any one provide me an easy understandable query for finding out 3rd max salary from emp table?

thanks in advance



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This query should work for oracle.

Select * From (Select * From Emp Order by Salary desc ) where RowId = 3
 
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sorry it's not working oracle sql

any other queries please
 
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Try this



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I didn't test, but this may work. It is finding the max value in the table, and then finding the max value that is less than that, and doing it one more time again. Note if the 3rd highest value has the max value too this query wouldn't indicate that. That may or may not be what you want.



With sybase (and possibly other db's) you could use set rowcount, and order by desc. The 3rd row would be your value.
 
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