Database Analyst Salary

Database Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $57K annually. Total cash compensation to Database Analysts approaches anywhere from $38K on the lower end to $89K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Male Database Analysts who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (65 percent) are men. Most Database Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,979 - $88,242
(Median)
$40K
$57K
$88K
MEDIAN: $57,381
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$14.76 - $36.74
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$15
$22
$37
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,979 - $88,242  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $14,500  
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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$38,258 - $88,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 575
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $36.74  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.99  
National Annualized 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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $14,500  
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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$38,258 - $88,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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Job Description for Database Analyst

Database analysts - also referred to as database administrators - review, evaluate, design and implement databases. These analysts' main duties include database administration, which involves responding to user needs by refining and developing databases. Once the database is established, analysts run periodic testing to ensure correct operation of the system. Database analysts are also responsible for database recovery and back up.

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Database Analyst Tasks

  • Develop best practices for data loading and extraction into and out of the data warehouse.
  • Identify business requirements of data warehouse.
  • Design end user interface including reporting.
  • Design, implement, and test database schemas.
  • Work with middle-tier developers to integrate back-end database code with business applications.

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Database Analysts' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Senior Database Administrator. The average Senior Database Administrator brings home $99K per year. A Database Analyst often moves on to become a Database Administrator or a Database Analyst & Programmer.

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Popular Skills for Database Analyst


Database Analysts report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft SQL Server, PL/SQL, UNIX, and Visual Basic are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 9 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Access. Those educated in Microsoft Office tend to be well versed in Microsoft Access. Those proficient in SQL are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, and Database Management & Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Database Analyst

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. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $62K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $51K. Database Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $71K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $92K.

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Experience Affects Database Analyst Salaries




National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Database Analyst Salaries


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Visual Basic (VB)
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UNIX
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SQL
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Oracle
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Linux
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National Average
$57,000

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Data Analysis
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Windows Operating System General Use
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HTML
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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