Database administrator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Database administrator salary by state

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

How do database administrator salaries compare to similar careers?

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

Career Median Salary
Software engineer salary $91K
Network architect salary $88K
Electrical engineer salary $84K
IT manager salary $82K
Information security analyst salary $77K
Database administrator salary $74K
Computer hardware engineer salary $78K
Search marketing strategist salary $74K
Informatics nurse specialist salary $75K
Systems administrator salary $73K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)