Data Warehouse Managers in the United States can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $112K) surpassing six figures annually. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$78,644 - $142,501
MEDIAN: $112,295

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$78,644 - $142,501  
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$78,961 - $152,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Data Warehouse Manager

Survey results show that Data Warehouse Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Database Management & Reporting, Business Intelligence, Project Management, and PL/SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 9 percent. It is often found that people who know Business Intelligence are also skilled in Microsoft SQL Server. Skill sets containing Database Management & Reporting also tend to include Project Management and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Warehouse Manager

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

For many Data Warehouse Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $67K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $110K. Data Warehouse Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $124K. 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 $133K.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


7 %
93 %

Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
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