Database administrator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Database administrator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $79,240
Alabama $78,114
Arkansas $72,980
Arizona $80,393
California $101,240
Colorado $92,260
Connecticut $100,180
District of Columbia $92,100
Delaware $88,750
Florida $85,470
Georgia $92,020
Hawaii $76,334
Iowa $90,540
Idaho $68,962
Illinois $80,835
Indiana $74,340
Kansas $82,430
Kentucky $78,310
Louisiana $80,020
Massachusetts $97,880
Maryland $80,310
Maine $73,120
Michigan $82,710
Minnesota $90,100
Missouri $84,610
Mississippi $67,760
Montana $62,850
North Carolina $93,280
North Dakota $66,890
Nebraska $83,690
New Hampshire $96,400
New Jersey $110,150
New Mexico $76,370
Nevada $87,180
New York $94,460
Ohio $89,980
Oklahoma $66,270
Oregon $93,310
Pennsylvania $70,483
Puerto Rico $45,310
Rhode Island $92,410
South Carolina $78,270
South Dakota $75,880
Tennessee $78,650
Texas $93,200
Utah $95,600
Virginia $96,090
Vermont $72,990
Washington $109,030
Wisconsin $84,380
West Virginia $66,290
Wyoming $55,330

How do database administrator salaries compare to similar careers?

Database administrators earn about the same as related careers in California. On average, they make less than software engineers but more than photonics engineers.

Career Median Salary
Software engineer salary $123K
Computer hardware engineer salary $129K
Computer network architect salary $124K
Information security analyst salary $109K
Database administrator salary $101K
Database architect salary $98K
Software quality assurance engineer salary $98K
Electrical engineer salary $110K
Photonics engineer salary $107K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)