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.

$71,387 - $155,604
$71K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $111,566
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$25.00 - $98.18
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$0$169K
Salary $71,387 - $155,604
Bonus $1,968 - $17,617
Profit Sharing $5,500
Total Pay (?
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$71,075 - $169,702
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 129
Hourly Data $0$98
Hourly Rate $25.00 - $98.18
Overtime $57.60
Annual Data $0$169K
Bonus $1,968 - $17,617
Profit Sharing $5,500
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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$71,075 - $169,702
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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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

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

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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: $116,398

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Key Stats for Database Architect

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Database Architect Salaries

▲13%

▲2%

National Average
$116,000

▼13%

Entry-Level
▼32%

Skills That Affect Database Architect Salaries


UNIX
▲13%

▲10%

Oracle RAC
▲8%

SQL
▲6%

▲2%

Database Architecture
▲1%

National Average
$116,000


MySQL
▼5%

Python
▼6%

Business Intelligence
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%
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