Database Analyst Salary (United States)

A Database Analyst earns an average salary of $56,164 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Database Analyst Total Pay (?
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$39,325 - $86,290
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MEDIAN: $56,164
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Database Analyst Total Pay (?
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$13.70 - $37.43
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,325 - $86,290  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,220  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $7,000  
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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$36,580 - $86,681  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 700
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $37.43  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $48.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,220  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $7,000  
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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$36,580 - $86,681  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 700
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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

Washington
up arrow 49%
Phoenix
up arrow 36%
Columbus
up arrow 26%
New York
up arrow 16%
Minneapolis
up arrow 15%
Seattle
up arrow 9%
Chicago
up arrow 8%
Orlando
up arrow 6%
San Diego
up arrow 5%
National Average
$55,000
Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
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Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects Database Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 74%
National Average
$55,000

Skills That Affect Database Analyst Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 9%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%
PL/SQL
up arrow 4%
Oracle
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 2%
Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 1%
National Average
$55,000
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 6%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 7%

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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
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%
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