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How much does a Database Architect make in the United States?

Average Database Architect Hourly Wage in the United States

Database Architects earn a median hourly wage of $40.98. Hourly wages typically start from $21.79 and go up to $62.36.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Database Architect Yearly Salary in the United States

Database Architects earn a median salary of $85,240 per year. Salaries typically start from $45,320 and go up to $129,700.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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SCORE
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RATINGS
Database Architects average a score of 3.4 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Database Architects in the 82th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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How to Become a Database Architect

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  2. Get the Education

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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Database Architect Earnings by Seniority

Top End Database Architect Earnings

The highest earning Database Architects in the United States earn:

$62.36
an hour
$129,700
per year
Senior Database Architect Earnings

Senior Database Architects in the United States earn:

$52.17
an hour
$108,510
per year
Experienced Database Architect Earnings

Experienced Database Architects in the United States earn:

$40.98
an hour
$85,240
per year
Junior Database Architect Earnings

Junior Database Architects in the United States earn:

$31.03
an hour
$64,550
per year
Starting Database Architect Earnings

Starting Database Architects in the United States earn:

$21.79
an hour
$45,320
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Database Architect salary comparison

Database Architects earn more than 96% percent of Technology careers. Database Architect salaries are in the top 78% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Database Architects in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Should I be a Database Architect?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Database Architect? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good database architect? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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