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What is the average salary for a Database Administrator?

The average salary of a Database Administrator is $80,740. Salaries start from $43,720 and go up to $120,990. Please note that the average salary for a Database Administrator may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $120,990
Starting ($43.7k)
Junior ($58.5k)
Experienced ($78.5k)
Senior ($101.5k)
Highest ($121.0k)
Highest

The top 10% of Database Administrators in United States earn:

$120,990
Senior

The top 25% of Database Administrators in United States earn:

$101,450
Experienced

The middle 50% of Database Administrators in United States earn:

$78,520
Junior

The bottom 25% of Database Administrators in United States earn:

$58,490
Starting

The bottom 10% of Database Administrators in United States earn:

$43,720

Historical salary

Database Administrator salary by state

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State Salary Rank
New Jersey 97,360 1
Colorado 91,980 2
Virginia 91,500 3
California 90,500 4
Washington 90,110 5
Maryland 88,670 6
Delaware 88,330 7
District of Columbia 87,200 8
Minnesota 85,620 9
Connecticut 85,110 10
Rhode Island 82,900 11
New York 82,860 12
Nevada 82,700 13
Massachusetts 82,560 14
Georgia 82,040 15
North Carolina 81,700 16
Oregon 80,750 17
United States 80,740 18
New Hampshire 80,330 19
Kansas 79,050 20
Illinois 78,930 21
Utah 78,540 22
Michigan 78,370 23
Florida 77,410 24
Tennessee 76,800 25
Missouri 76,220 26
Ohio 76,010 27
Texas 75,610 28
Arizona 75,310 29
Pennsylvania 74,190 30
Alaska 74,030 31
Wisconsin 73,740 32
South Dakota 73,510 33
Nebraska 73,420 34
Iowa 73,190 35
Alabama 70,120 36
New Mexico 69,070 37
Indiana 68,560 38
Louisiana 67,790 39
Kentucky 67,730 40
North Dakota 67,500 41
Oklahoma 67,440 42
Idaho 66,230 43
Vermont 64,610 44
Arkansas 64,500 45
Maine 63,660 46
South Carolina 63,330 47
Hawaii 62,900 48
Wyoming 62,700 49
Mississippi 62,640 50
West Virginia 54,560 51
Montana 53,530 52
Puerto Rico 48,510 53

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