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

Finance and Insurance
Wholesale Trade
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Transportation and Warehousing
Accommodation and Food Services