Database Architect Salary

A Database Architect earns an average salary of $112,021 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX and Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$69,978 - $153,073
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$110K
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MEDIAN: $111,711
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$36.00 - $98.79
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MEDIAN: $78.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$69,978 - $153,073  
   
Bonus
$990 - $18,763  
Profit Sharing
$11,500  
Total Pay (?
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$71,166 - $166,131  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$36.00 - $98.79  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$990 - $18,763  
   
Profit Sharing
$11,500  
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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$71,166 - $166,131  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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

Pay by Experience for a Database Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Database Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Database Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Database Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 103 salaries. A Database Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $132,000 based on 50 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $117,780

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Key Stats for Database Architect

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Database Architect Salaries

▲12%

▲1%

National Average
$118,000

▼14%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Skills That Affect Database Architect Salaries

UNIX
▲12%



Oracle RAC
▲7%

SQL
▲5%

▲1%

Database Architecture
▼0%

National Average
$118,000


Python
▼7%

MySQL
▼7%

Business Intelligence
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 10%
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