Database Developer/Database Administrator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$78,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$105,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
DIVINE
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a database developer/database administrator make?
The national average salary for a Database Developer/Database Administrator in the United States is $78,302 per year or $37.65 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $105,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $58,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Database Developer/Database Administrators are in Manufacturing companies and Technology companies. The best states for high paying Database Developer/Database Administrator jobs are Washington, California, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The typical tenure for a Database Developer/Database Administrator is 2.9 years.

Average Database Developer/Database Administrator Salary By Location

Across America, Database Developer/Database Administrators make on average $78,302 annually or $37.65 hourly. Database Developer/Database Administrators make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $104,451 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $69,000. Washington, California, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut are the top 5 highest earning states for Database Developer/Database Administrators. Indiana, Mississippi, West Virginia, Idaho, and Oklahoma have the lowest reported salaries for Database Developer/Database Administrators.

Map of Database Developer/Database Administrator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Database Developer/Database Administrators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Database Developer/Database Administrator Salary By Company

There is good job security in Database Developer/Database Administrator positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Manufacturing companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Database Developer/Database Administrators. DIVINE and EMSI Examination Management Services are the highest paying companies. Companies like Delta Dental Insurance and Ziff Davis also report very competitive wages for Database Developer/Database Administrators.

Average Database Developer/Database Administrator Pay By Industry

Database Developer/Database Administrator salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Insurance companies, Health Care companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Database Developer/Database Administrators. Insurance companies pay Database Developer/Database Administrators an average salary of $85,949, Health Care companies pay $81,649, and Manufacturing companys come in at $79,350. The types of companies that pay Database Developer/Database Administrators the least are in the Transportation industry, where the average annual salary is $73,193.
Industry
Average Salary
Insurance
Insurance
$85,949
$86k
Health Care
Health Care
$81,649
$82k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$79,350
$79k
Finance
Finance
$78,105
$78k
Technology
Technology
$75,022
$75k
Transportation
Transportation
$73,193
$73k

Database Developer/Database Administrator Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Database Developer/Database Administrator Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Database Developer/Database Administrator can range from $56,384 to $115,234 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

Recently Added Database Developer/Database Administrator Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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$240,005
$240,005
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$93,915
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$70,000
$70,000
State of Wyoming
State of Wyoming
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01/17/2020
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$58,078
$58,078
Database Developer/Database Administrator
Database Developer/Database Administrator
09/30/2019
09/30/2019
$60,000
$60,000
Database Developer/Database Administrator
Database Developer/Database Administrator
09/19/2019
09/19/2019
$60,000
$60,000
Stout Systems Development
Stout Systems Development
Database Developer/Database Administrator
Database Developer/Database Administrator
08/29/2019
08/29/2019
$110,000
$110,000
Database Developer/Database Administrator
Database Developer/Database Administrator
08/17/2019
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$73,045
$73,045
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Database Developer/Database Administrator
08/15/2019
08/15/2019
$100,000
$100,000
Database Developer-DBA
Database Developer-DBA
08/15/2019
08/15/2019
$110,000
$110,000