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Updated February 9, 2022
Average Data Administrator Salary
$81,000 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More
$39.00 hourly

Entry level Salary
$54,000 yearly
$54,000
10 %
$81,000
Median
$119,000
90 %
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What is a Data Administrator's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$119,000$9,917$57
75th Percentile$99,000$8,250$48
Average$81,129$6,761$39
25th Percentile$66,000$5,500$32
10th Percentile$54,000$4,500$26

Average Data Administrator Salary By State

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Data Administrator average salary by State

StateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
Alabama$66,702$32.07648
Alaska$74,591$35.86191
Arizona$79,896$38.411,268
Arkansas$78,430$37.71353
California$95,435$45.883,378
Colorado$72,706$34.951,369
Connecticut$85,672$41.19708
Delaware$85,353$41.04139
District of Columbia$87,958$42.29266
Florida$66,952$32.192,780
Georgia$78,885$37.931,746
Hawaii$100,901$48.51185
Idaho$75,102$36.11308
Illinois$85,094$40.912,307
Indiana$71,364$34.31901
Iowa$85,035$40.88528
Kansas$91,488$43.98487
Kentucky$79,160$38.06536
Louisiana$92,575$44.51383
Maine$80,411$38.66196
Maryland$82,512$39.67954
Massachusetts$89,402$42.982,031
Michigan$83,924$40.351,028
Minnesota$85,448$41.081,031
Mississippi$69,326$33.33242
Missouri$79,060$38.01815
Montana$78,458$37.72190
Nebraska$74,648$35.89330
Nevada$86,260$41.47319
New Hampshire$85,292$41.01303
New Jersey$88,679$42.631,368
New Mexico$69,130$33.24313
New York$84,782$40.762,556
North Carolina$81,256$39.071,575
North Dakota$71,335$34.30165
Ohio$81,378$39.121,389
Oklahoma$67,898$32.64337
Oregon$99,070$47.63508
Pennsylvania$79,234$38.091,822
Rhode Island$87,339$41.99264
South Carolina$74,025$35.59518
South Dakota$80,935$38.91152
Tennessee$85,139$40.93727
Texas$88,927$42.753,548
Utah$72,940$35.07691
Vermont$80,009$38.47172
Virginia$75,178$36.14779
Washington$92,989$44.71877
West Virginia$73,056$35.12226
Wisconsin$86,100$41.39749
Wyoming$68,832$33.09140

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Highest Paying Cities For Data Administrator

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CityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
San Francisco, CA$104,832$50.40
Portland, OR$98,534$47.37
Renton, WA$94,369$45.37
Baton Rouge, LA$92,962$44.69
Lenexa, KS$91,959$44.21
Austin, TX$90,419$43.47

How much does a Data Administrator make?

The average Data Administrator salary is $81,129 per year, or $39.0 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $54,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $119,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, Oregon, California, Washington, and Louisiana provide the highest Data Administrator salaries.

Average Data Administrator Salary Over Time

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    Data Administrator Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$81,100$39.00+3.3%
    2021$78,500$37.72+2.3%
    2020$76,700$36.87+3.4%
    2019$74,100$35.62+2.4%
    2018$72,300$34.77+3.8%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Data Administrator Salary
    Consultant database administrators maintain and monitor the health and security of the database systems used in different applications utilized by international offices. They create database management procedures including, backup programs, server maintenance, and program updates. These administrators also provide technical support for programs and design a disaster recovery protocol in case of a security breach. They are also in charge of creating accounts and assigning the security level of access for all the users in their network.
    Database Manager

    Avg. salary: $90,814

    A database developer/database administrator specializes in designing and developing database programs and systems, maintaining and updating them regularly. They are in charge of understanding project needs and guidelines, establishing and implementing test systems to identify potential risks and issues, fixing and upgrading components, and storing data according to protocols. They may also produce and present reports to managers and participate in creating security and recovery plans to protect company data. Moreover, as a database developer/database administrator, it is vital to be proactive at dealing with issues while adhering to company standards.
    Data Manager

    Avg. salary: $118,232

    A data manager is responsible for monitoring the efficiency of the company's technology systems and network infrastructures. Data managers ensure the safety and security of the databases to avoid unauthorized access that may pose risks for business operations. They assist the technology team in developing data management protocols and smooth navigation of the network systems. A data manager must have excellent knowledge of the technology industry, as well as having a strong command on system codes and programming languages, to immediately identify inconsistencies, and perform troubleshooting to fix these discrepancies.
    Database Analyst

    Avg. salary: $82,778

    A database analyst is primarily responsible for devising strategies on how to handle a company's collection of data and information. Typically, they are in charge of designing and implementing databases, evaluating existing ones, and providing recommendations for improvement. They are also responsible for testing, populating, and maintaining databases, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. Furthermore, as a database analyst, it is essential to adhere to the company's policies and regulations, all while coordinating with other administrators to make sure that all processes align with the company's goals.
    Data Analyst

    Avg. salary: $74,467

    Data analysts are responsible for interpreting the company's statistics and providing sound recommendations to the organization. They manage the organization's data sets, usually related to market performance, finance, or human resources. They are in charge of studying the available data, spotting trends, interpreting what the data and the trends mean, and recommending suggestions that will help the organization perform better. Their recommendations should also be relevant and backed up with strong analyses. Data analysts are expected to have a good grasp of the current market trends in the industry.
    Database Developer/Database Administrator

    Avg. salary: $80,197

    A database developer/database administrator specializes in designing and developing database programs and systems, maintaining and updating them regularly. They are in charge of understanding project needs and guidelines, establishing and implementing test systems to identify potential risks and issues, fixing and upgrading components, and storing data according to protocols. They may also produce and present reports to managers and participate in creating security and recovery plans to protect company data. Moreover, as a database developer/database administrator, it is vital to be proactive at dealing with issues while adhering to company standards.
    Consultant Database Administrator

    Avg. salary: $96,618

    Consultant database administrators maintain and monitor the health and security of the database systems used in different applications utilized by international offices. They create database management procedures including, backup programs, server maintenance, and program updates. These administrators also provide technical support for programs and design a disaster recovery protocol in case of a security breach. They are also in charge of creating accounts and assigning the security level of access for all the users in their network.

    Average Salary By Related Field

    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Database Manager$90,814$7,568$43.6612,659
    Data Manager$118,232$9,853$56.84178,083
    Database Analyst$82,779$6,898$39.8098,575
    Data Analyst$74,467$6,206$35.80214,044
    Database Developer/Database Administrator$80,198$6,683$38.56154,476
    Consultant Database Administrator$96,618$8,052$46.4593,175
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    Data Administrator Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a Data Administrator can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Data Administrator Salary By Experience Level

    Experience LevelAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
    Entry Level$58,400$28.09
    Mid Level$91,000$43.75
    Senior Level$119,000$57.40

    Which Companies Pay Data Administrators The Most?

    To earn a high income as a Data Administrator, working for Wayfair or Autodesk might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Intel and LinkedIn report highly competitive wages for Data Administrators.

    Highest Paying Companies For Data Administrators

    RankCompanyZippia ScoreAverage Data Administrator SalaryAverage Salary
    1$144,806
    2$132,116
    3$129,105
    4$124,610
    5$124,277
    6$123,620

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    1. Starbucks Jobs (19)
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    Recently Added Data Administrator Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Albuquerque Public SchoolsSenior Data and Reporting Administrator: Strategic Analysis and Program ResearchAlbuquerque, NM01/27/2022$57,996
    Orlando Utilities CommissionData Technology AdministratorOrlando, FL01/25/2022$64,697
    Regions Financial CorporationTechnology & Data Risk Compliance Administrator (Remote Opportunity)Hoover, AL01/21/2022$72,038
    Texas Health ResourcesMarketing Data Administrator-Salesforce Health CloudArlington, TX01/19/2022$81,998
    Loundoun County GovernmentHmis Data AdministratorEnon, VA01/19/2022$62,208
    Robert HalfData Entry AdministratorRenton, WA01/14/2022$39,653
    JacobsSR Data Loss Prevention Administrator Ires-SafbColorado Springs, CO01/06/2022$130,000
    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.SR Data Loss Prevention Administrator Ires-SafbColorado Springs, CO01/06/2022$130,000
    IntelSupply Chain-Data Base AdministratorFolsom, CA12/28/2021$89,480
    IntelSupply Chain-Data Base AdministratorFolsom, CA12/22/2021$89,480

    Average Data Administrator Salary by Demographic

    Data Administrator Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $87,775
    female-income
    Female Income
    $74,827
    GenderIncome
    Male$87,775
    Female$74,827
    Median Data Administrator Income by Race
    Asian Data Administrators have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or African American Data Administrators have the lowest average salary at $75,237.
    $95,000
    $76,000
    $57,000
    $38,000
    $19,000
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    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino

    Data Administrator Income by Race

    EthnicitySalary
    White$80,155
    Black or African American$75,237
    Asian$90,487
    Hispanic or Latino$78,789
    Average Data Administrator Salary by Education Level
    Data Administrators with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $93,988 annually. With a Bachelors degree, Data Administrators earn a median annual income of $87,775 compared to $83,615 for Data Administrators with an Associate degree.
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    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree

    Data Administrator Salary by Education Level

    EducationSalary
    Master's Degree$93,988
    Bachelor's Degree$87,775
    Some College/ Associate Degree$83,615