Salary for Database Architects

Also known as:  Automatic Data Processing Planner, Database Administration Manager, Database Coordinator, Database Management System Specialist, Database Security Administrator, DBMS Specialist

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Professionals in this field design, develop and implement large scale databases based on the needs of system users. They document the architecture carefully, and frequently test the security and reliability it provides. Additionally, these professionals may design applications for database management. Their goal is to improve the technical function of databases. Significant experience and training may be required for this position, and specialized certifications may be available. Pay ranges from $70,000-$90,000 per year for professionals in this field.

A Database Architect receives salaries of between 56000 - 84000 based on experience and education levels. Database Architects will most likely receive an average compensation of Seventy Six Thousand Nine Hundred dollars per annum.

Database Architects can make the highest salaries in California, where they get normal pay levels of just about $84090. People in this category of job make the greatest compensation in Finance and Insurance, where they can receive a compensation of $83110.

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ANNUAL SALARY
HOURLY RATE
INDUSTRIES
Database Architects tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $83,110
Finance and Insurance $81,230
Wholesale Trade $80,980
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $79,040
Management of Companies and Enterprises $78,420
Information $78,020
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $58,350
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $62,230
Other Services (except Public Administration) $64,010
Educational Services $65,160
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $67,570
Health Care and Social Assistance $67,600
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