Database Architect Salary (United States)

A Database Architect earns an average salary of $109,256 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.
Database Architect Salary (?
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$70,350 - $140,499
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MEDIAN: $109,255
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Database Architect Salary (?
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$27.67 - $97.66
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MEDIAN: $60
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$70,350 - $140,499  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,812  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $9,123  
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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$78,205 - $154,498  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$27.67 - $97.66  
   
Overtime
$31.39 - $66.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,812  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $9,123  
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).
)
$78,205 - $154,498  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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 Difference By Location

Boston
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Dallas
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Seattle
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National Average
$115,000
Atlanta
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Houston
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Experience Affects Database Architect Salaries

National Average
$115,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 34%

Skills That Affect Database Architect Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 14%
Data Modeling
up arrow 8%
Database Architecture
up arrow 4%
National Average
$115,000
Business Intelligence
up arrow 25%

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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