DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$60,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$113,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does a database administrator make?
Database Administrators in America make an average salary of $82,776 per year or $39.8 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $113,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $60,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Database Administrators are Professional companies and Internet companies. Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, Connecticut, and Rhode Island are some of the states with the best Database Administrator salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Database Administrator is 4.0 years.

Average Database Administrator Salary By Company

There is good job security in Database Administrator positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Facebook and eBay are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Herbalife International of America Inc. and Nvidia report highly competitive salaries for Database Administrators.

Average Database Administrator Salary By Location

As a Database Administrator in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $82,776 per year or $39.8 per hour. Seattle, WA reports the highest Database Administrator salaries at $86,973 per year. Even as an entry-level Database Administrator, you will make $62,000 per year in Seattle, WA. Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, Connecticut, and Rhode Island are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Arizona, Mississippi, Tennessee, New Mexico, and Arkansas.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$86,973
2
Richmond, CA
$86,090
3
Troy, NY
$81,507
4
Boston, MA
$81,009
5
Jersey City, NJ
$79,910

Average Database Administrator Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Database Administrator works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Internet companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Database Administrators. Salaries for Database Administrators in Finance companies average $88,553 annually, while Internet companies and Hospitality companies pay $85,975 and $85,336, respectively. The average salary for Database Administrators in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $77,397.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$88,553
2
Internet
$85,975
3
Hospitality
$85,336
4
Health Care
$83,146
5
Retail
$81,142

RECENTLY ADDED Database Administrator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
MTA Headquarters
Database Administrator
10/30/2019
$57,183
Robert Half
Database Administrator
10/28/2019
$90,000
United States Courts
Database Administrator
10/28/2019
$81,634
Wisconsin State Government
Database Administrator
10/28/2019
$52,977
City of Union City, Ca
Database Administrator
10/27/2019
$101,376
Randstad
Database Administrator
10/25/2019
$109,568
Minnesota Judicial Branch
Database Administrator
10/25/2019
$72,871
Municipality of Anchorage
Database Administrator
10/24/2019
$79,373
Randstad
Database Administrator
10/23/2019
$93,915
Robert Half
Database Administrator
10/21/2019
$59,480
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