Data Warehouse Manager Salary

On average, Data Warehouse Managers in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($104K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. In the world of Data Warehouse Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $25K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $40K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $63K and $147K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. For the most part, Data Warehouse Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 66 percent of Data Warehouse Managers are male. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,613 - $137,326
MEDIAN: $104,355

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$67,613 - $137,326  
$0.00 - $25,099  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $39,732  
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).
$63,452 - $147,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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Job Description for Data Warehouse Manager

Data warehouse managers oversee the storage of data in facilities, analyzing this data as needed for departments within their organization. They are primarily responsible for evaluating data using metrics related to performance and usage, as well as analyzing data load and monitoring job usage of data. The data warehouse manager is given various data warehouse tasks by upper management, department chairs and other parties within their organization; they must ensure data systems are fully functional to ensure they can provide these stakeholders with necessary data.


Data Warehouse Manager Tasks

  • Provide information about the capabilities of database systems and help employees learn how to use new systems or features.
  • Manage database administrators and other IT personnel in developing, maintaining, and troubleshooting data storage systems.
  • Design, implement, and oversee database management projects, making sure projects stay on time and within budget.
  • Monitor databases to ensure they function properly and security protections are up to date.

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Popular Skills for Data Warehouse Manager

Data Warehouse Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in PL/SQL, Business Intelligence, Microsoft SQL Server, and Database Management & Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 17 percent. Most people who know Business Intelligence also know Microsoft SQL Server. It is often found that people who know Database Management & Reporting are also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Warehouse Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Data Warehouse Managers. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $63K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $92K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $116K. Data Warehouse Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $117K.

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Experience Affects Data Warehouse Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Data Warehouse Manager Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


34 %
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 3%