how to get nth number in sql
snippet in sql

nth highest salary

user1070

SELECT salary FROM Employee ORDER BY salary DESC LIMIT N-1, 1

3rd highest salary in sql

user3523

Here is the solution for 3rd highest
salary from employees table 

SELECT FIRST_NAME , SALARY FROM 
(SELECT FIRST_NAME, SALARY, DENSE_RANK() OVER
(ORDER BY SALARY DESC) AS SALARY_RANK
FROM EMPLOYEES)
WHERE SALARY_RANK = 3; 

how to get nth number in sql

user3290

Here is the solution for nth highest
salary from employees table 

SELECT FIRST_NAME , SALARY FROM 
(SELECT FIRST_NAME, SALARY, DENSE_RANK() OVER
(ORDER BY SALARY DESC) AS SALARY_RANK
FROM EMPLOYEES)
WHERE SALARY_RANK = n; 

nth largest number sql query

user1436

select * from(
select ename, sal, dense_rank() 
over(order by sal desc)r from Employee) 
where r=&n;

To find to the 2nd highest sal set n = 2
To find 3rd highest sal set n = 3 and so on.