Data Administrator Salary

For Data Administrators, annual average wages total $46K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Data Administrators. Women make up a slight majority of Data Administrators (59 percent) survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,157 - $71,273
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$46K
$71K
MEDIAN: $46,350
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$12.79 - $25.59
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$0$71K
Salary $32,157 - $71,273
Bonus $195.74 - $6,434
Profit Sharing $2,200
Total Pay (?
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$29,929 - $68,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.79 - $25.59
Overtime $11.23 - $35.81
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $195.74 - $6,434
Profit Sharing $2,200
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,929 - $68,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Data Administrator

Data administrators are IT professionals responsible for storing, arranging, presenting, and using data within an organization's database. It is up to them to ensure that database systems are up-to-date, secure, and functioning well with easy accessibility. Different companies have different expectations for their database's storage requirements, so it's up to data administrators to meet these demands in every way possible. This means they may also be required to install and upgrade databases, or integrate old database systems with newer ones.

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Data Administrator Tasks

  • Create effective methodologies for the collection, storage, and coordination of data within a system.
  • Ensure security of data and accessibility of data to customers.
  • Provide data management support and training for employees, upper management, and other personnel.
  • Program, code, and test data for storage and organization.

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Popular Skills for Data Administrator


Data Administrators only report a few specific skills. Most notably, facility with Microsoft SQL Server and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Excel is a skill commonly found among those who know Database Management & Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Data Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Data Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 12 salaries. A Data Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Data Administrator

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Data Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲20%

▲8%

National Average
$43,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Data Administrator Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
▲29%

Data Analysis
▲7%


National Average
$43,000


Microsoft Office
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 17%
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