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What is the average salary for Database Administrators in the United States?

Database Administrators earn an average hourly wage of $39.56. Hourly wages typically start from $21.38 and go up to $59.51. Database Administrators earn an average salary of $82,280 per year. Salaries typically start from $44,470 and go up to $123,780.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

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

$59.51 an hour $123,780 per year
Senior

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

$49.76 an hour $103,500 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Database Administrators in the United States earn:

$38.60 an hour $80,280 per year
Junior

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

$28.42 an hour $59,100 per year
Starting

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

$21.38 an hour $44,470 per year

Historical salary for Database Administrators in the United States

Database Administrator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Database Administrator Salary in New Jersey $49.20 $102,350 # 1
Database Administrator Salary in Colorado $45.21 $94,050 # 2
Database Administrator Salary in California $44.89 $93,370 # 3
Database Administrator Salary in District of Columbia $44.34 $92,220 # 4
Database Administrator Salary in Washington $44.12 $91,760 # 5
Database Administrator Salary in Virginia $43.35 $90,170 # 6
Database Administrator Salary in Minnesota $43.14 $89,730 # 7
Database Administrator Salary in Maryland $42.52 $88,440 # 8
Database Administrator Salary in Delaware $42.41 $88,210 # 9
Database Administrator Salary in Connecticut $42.40 $88,200 # 10
Database Administrator Salary in Oregon $41.10 $85,480 # 11
Database Administrator Salary in Rhode Island $41.04 $85,360 # 12
Database Administrator Salary in New York $40.65 $84,560 # 13
Database Administrator Salary in North Carolina $40.37 $83,960 # 14
Database Administrator Salary in Massachusetts $39.62 $82,410 # 15
Database Administrator Salary in Georgia $39.53 $82,220 # 16
Database Administrator Salary in Michigan $39.43 $82,010 # 17
Database Administrator Salary in Illinois $38.87 $80,850 # 18
Database Administrator Salary in Utah $38.79 $80,680 # 19
Database Administrator Salary in Nevada $38.69 $80,480 # 20
Database Administrator Salary in Florida $38.25 $79,560 # 21
Database Administrator Salary in Missouri $38.13 $79,320 # 22
Database Administrator Salary in New Hampshire $37.96 $78,950 # 23
Database Administrator Salary in Kansas $37.64 $78,290 # 24
Database Administrator Salary in Tennessee $37.57 $78,140 # 25
Database Administrator Salary in Ohio $37.42 $77,830 # 26
Database Administrator Salary in Iowa $37.38 $77,740 # 27
Database Administrator Salary in Texas $37.09 $77,140 # 28
Database Administrator Salary in Arizona $36.49 $75,900 # 29
Database Administrator Salary in Pennsylvania $36.12 $75,130 # 30
Database Administrator Salary in South Dakota $35.71 $74,280 # 31
Database Administrator Salary in Nebraska $35.60 $74,050 # 32
Database Administrator Salary in Wisconsin $35.60 $74,050 # 33
Database Administrator Salary in Alabama $34.98 $72,750 # 34
Database Administrator Salary in Alaska $34.76 $72,300 # 35
Database Administrator Salary in South Carolina $34.69 $72,150 # 36
Database Administrator Salary in Oklahoma $34.44 $71,630 # 37
Database Administrator Salary in North Dakota $34.00 $70,730 # 38
Database Administrator Salary in Indiana $33.52 $69,710 # 39
Database Administrator Salary in New Mexico $33.50 $69,670 # 40
Database Administrator Salary in Hawaii $33.13 $68,910 # 41
Database Administrator Salary in Louisiana $32.76 $68,130 # 42
Database Administrator Salary in Kentucky $32.29 $67,160 # 43
Database Administrator Salary in Mississippi $31.64 $65,810 # 44
Database Administrator Salary in Vermont $31.62 $65,780 # 45
Database Administrator Salary in Idaho $31.00 $64,480 # 46
Database Administrator Salary in Arkansas $30.77 $64,010 # 47
Database Administrator Salary in Maine $30.41 $63,240 # 48
Database Administrator Salary in West Virginia $28.36 $58,980 # 49
Database Administrator Salary in Wyoming $27.35 $56,900 # 50
Database Administrator Salary in Montana $27.25 $56,670 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics