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Database Architect Salary

A Database Architect earns an average salary of $110,144 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.
$70,214 - $141,633
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$70K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $110,144
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$32.43 - $100.00
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$32
$62
$100
MEDIAN: $62.00
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Salary
$70,214 - $141,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$2,013 - $9,255  
Total Pay (?
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$77,269 - $153,862  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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Hourly Rate
$32.43 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$39.58 - $65.93  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,013 - $9,255  
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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$77,269 - $153,862  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Job Description for Database Architect

Database architects are responsible for designing, implementing, and testing database features for their organization. They are in charge of developing innovative database solutions that increase company productivity and minimize downtime. Their main responsibilities include maintaining database and automated processes and interacting with other information technology specialists, sharing important information related to database concerns and constrains. Other tasks performed by database architects include developing database solutions for performance and scalability, training and mentoring junior database developers on proprietary software and scripts, and optimizing database performance with tuning tasks, and query optimization

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Database Architect Tasks

  • Collaborate with the business and other IT organizations to plan a data strategy.
  • Produce all project data architecture deliverables.
  • Create and maintain a corporate repository of all data architecture artifacts.
  • Create data architecture strategies for each subject area of the enterprise data model.
  • Communicate plans, status and issues to higher management levels.

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Architect

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

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Experience Affects Database Architect Salaries



National Average
$116,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 35%

Skills That Affect Database Architect Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 14%


Oracle RAC
up arrow 9%

Data Modeling
up arrow 7%

Database Architecture
up arrow 6%

National Average
$116,000

Transact-SQL
up arrow 4%


Business Intelligence
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%