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Data Manager Salary (United States)

Pay for Data Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $52K annually. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Data Managers spread between $32K and $89K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. A solid majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Women Data Managers just slightly outnumber men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
Data Manager Salary (?
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$35,441 - $91,116
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MEDIAN: $52,046
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Data Manager Salary (?
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$12.33 - $27.85
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,441 - $91,116  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,432  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $9,863  
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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$32,287 - $89,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 551
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $27.85  
   
Overtime
$15.75 - $41.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,432  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $9,863  
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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$32,287 - $89,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Job Description for Data Manager

Data managers are responsible for handling database systems, and they develop policies, ideas, procedures, and (as needed) assign tasks to other employees. Data managers interact with a number of individuals within the company, from data entry clerks to corporate executives. Their responsibilities typically include supervising assistants in data management, supervising data collection systems, managing data entry, ensuring data system is operational, troubleshooting data submission errors, preparing data reports, and overseeing general activity involving data.
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Data Manager Tasks
  • Assist in the entry of research data into computerized databases.
  • Perform data management and all aspects of quality assurance for multiple research studies.
  • Design and maintain management reports on the databases for various research studies.
  • Develop and manage computerized databases appropriate to the design of various research studies.
  • Assist with descriptive and exploratory statistical analyses.

Common Career Paths for Data Manager

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As Data Managers transition into upper-level roles such as Senior Data Analyst, they may see a strong upturn in salary. a Senior Data Analyst typically earns $70K per year.

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Popular Skills for Data Manager

Survey results imply that Data Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Project Management, People Management, and SQL are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 37 percent, 34 percent, and 17 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Access and Data Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $43K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $57K. Data Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $66K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $70K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; a majority of respondents fit between this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up approximately one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent.

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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San Francisco
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Cincinnati
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Seattle
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Los Angeles
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Atlanta
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Cleveland
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National Average
$50,000
Boston
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Philadelphia
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Home to some of the best pay for Data Managers, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 68 percent above the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include San Francisco, Cincinnati, New York, and Seattle, where Data Managers typically earn around 67 percent, 34 percent, 20 percent, and 19 percent more than usual. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Richmond, 17 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Philadelphia and 2 percent less in Boston, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Data Manager Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Data Manager Salaries

Project Management
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People Management
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SQL
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Visual Basic (VB)
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SAS
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Data Analysis
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Microsoft Access
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National Average
$50,000
SPSS
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Data Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 167 votes.

Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%