Salary for Database Administrators

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A Database Administrator can get salaries in a range of $54,070 to $155,660 depending on level of experience. can get an average pay level of one hundred and one thousand and ninety dollars each year.

can get the highest pay in New Jersey, where they get average compensation of close to $124,470. Employees who work in this career are compensated highest in Finance and Insurance, where they get average job salaries of $108,940.

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INDUSTRIES

Database Administrators tend to make the most in the following industries:

Finance and Insurance
$108,940
Information
$108,890
Wholesale Trade
$108,210
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$105,990
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$105,840
Utilities
$105,160

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$75,740
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$81,620
Educational Services
$82,080
Health Care and Social Assistance
$84,520
Transportation and Warehousing
$85,390
Accommodation and Food Services
$85,460