Database Administrator Salary

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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.

Learn more about the Database Administrator job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

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