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What is the query to get second higest salary of Employee table?

Posted By :abhays     Posted Date :November 01, 2013    Points :40   Category :Sql Server 
select MAX(Salary) from Employee WHERE Salary NOT IN (select MAX(Salary) from Employee );

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