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Database Administrator Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $18.60 $31.50 $51.26
  Annual Wage $38,900 $67,200 $106,600
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Database Administrators Coordinate updates and changes to computer databases, test and implement the database applying knowledge of database management systems. Database administrators plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.