Database Architect Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Database Architect is $108,553 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Database Architect Total Pay (?
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$70,001 - $139,937
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MEDIAN: $108,553
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Database Architect Total Pay (?
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$32.43 - $97.44
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MEDIAN: $57.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$70,001 - $139,937  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,776  
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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$77,743 - $153,436  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 262
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$32.43 - $97.44  
   
Overtime
$31.39 - $66.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,776  
   
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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$77,743 - $153,436  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 262
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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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Experience Affects Database Architect Salaries

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$114,000
Entry-Level
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Data Modeling
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$114,000
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Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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