LeetCode 176. Second Highest Salary

Description

https://leetcode.com/problems/second-highest-salary/

Write a SQL query to get the second highest salary from the Employee table.

+----+--------+
| Id | Salary |
+----+--------+
| 1  | 100    |
| 2  | 200    |
| 3  | 300    |
+----+--------+

For example, given the above Employee table, the query should return 200 as the second highest salary. If there is no second highest salary, then the query should return null.

+---------------------+
| SecondHighestSalary |
+---------------------+
| 200                 |
+---------------------+

Explanation

Sort the distinct salary in descend order and then utilize the LIMIT and OFFSET clauses to get the second highest salary.

Solution

# Write your MySQL query statement below
SELECT
    (SELECT DISTINCT
            Salary
        FROM
            Employee
        ORDER BY Salary DESC
        LIMIT 1 OFFSET 1) AS SecondHighestSalary
;

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