Data Manager Salary

Data Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $54K annually. Cash earnings for Data Managers — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $32K to approximately $98K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Work is enjoyable for Data Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$35,829 - $98,351

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$12.66 - $28.60

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$35,829 - $98,351  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,238  
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $9,933  
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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$32,367 - $98,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 634
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.66 - $28.60  
   
Overtime
$16.12 - $41.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,238  
   
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $9,933  
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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$32,367 - $98,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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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. Senior Data Analysts earn $72K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Data Manager


Survey takers working as Data Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, People Management, SQL, and SAS are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 14 percent and 19 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in 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.


Data Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $44K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $58K. Data Managers see a median salary of $67K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $73K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Data Managers, Houston provides a pay rate that is 64 percent greater than the national average. Data Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+58 percent), New York (+19 percent), Washington (+18 percent), and Los Angeles (+16 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Raleigh Data Managers earning much less — 23 percent less — than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Richmond and Philadelphia (17 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Data Manager Salaries




National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Data Manager Salaries


People Management
up arrow 15%

SQL
up arrow 14%

SAS
up arrow 13%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 10%

Salesforce
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Data Management
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National Average
$51,000

SPSS
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Microsoft Access
up arrow 4%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%
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