The average salary for a Database Analyst is $55,551 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Database Management & Reporting and PL/SQL.
Database Analyst Total Pay (?
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$38,687 - $84,958
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MEDIAN: $55,551
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Database Analyst Total Pay (?
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$12.29 - $36.67
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,687 - $84,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
Profit Sharing
$154.56 - $8,726  
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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$36,073 - $85,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 744
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.29 - $36.67  
   
Overtime
$12.37 - $48.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$154.56 - $8,726  
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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$36,073 - $85,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 744
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Database Analyst
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Minneapolis
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New York
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Chicago
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Orlando
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Seattle
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San Diego
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National Average
$55,000
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Experience Affects Database Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 59%
National Average
$55,000

Skills That Affect Database Analyst Salaries

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SQL
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Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$55,000
Windows Operating System General Use
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Gender
Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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