Database Analyst Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Database Analyst is $56,385 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.
Database Analyst Total Pay (?
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$39,100 - $85,993
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MEDIAN: $56,384
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Database Analyst Total Pay (?
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$13.37 - $37.35
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,100 - $85,993  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,871  
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $5,182  
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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$36,353 - $85,706  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 708
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.37 - $37.35  
   
Overtime
$6.29 - $48.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,871  
   
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $5,182  
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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$36,353 - $85,706  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 708
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Washington
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Phoenix
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San Francisco
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Minneapolis
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New York
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Chicago
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Seattle
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Orlando
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San Diego
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National Average
$55,000
Los Angeles
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Houston
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Las Vegas
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Pittsburgh
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Tampa
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Experience Affects Database Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 70%
National Average
$55,000

Skills That Affect Database Analyst Salaries

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SQL
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Visual Basic (VB)
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National Average
$55,000
Linux
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Gender
Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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