A Database Architect earns an average salary of $110,277 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i, UNIX, and Oracle RAC. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$70,012 - $149,100
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MEDIAN: $110,276
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$22.30 - $97.52
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MEDIAN: $79.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$70,012 - $149,100  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $24,746  
Profit Sharing
$2,580  
Total Pay (?
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$71,832 - $161,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$22.30 - $97.52  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,957 - $24,746  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,580  
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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$71,832 - $161,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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



National Average
$114,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Database Architect Salaries


UNIX
up arrow 16%

Oracle RAC
up arrow 10%

Data Modeling
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 9%

Database Architecture
up arrow 2%

Transact-SQL
up arrow 2%

National Average
$114,000

Python
up arrow 4%

MySQL
up arrow 4%


Business Intelligence
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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