Six-figure salaries are the norm for Database Architects with Microsoft SQL Server skills , with median pay hovering around $108K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The majority of Database Architects with Microsoft SQL Server skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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MEDIAN: $108,017
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$70,351 - $145,850  
   
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$1,949 - $13,685  
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$71,889 - $153,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Architect

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Database Architects with Microsoft SQL Server skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $75K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $102K. Database Architects with Microsoft SQL Server skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $111K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $120K on average.

Key Stats for Database Architect

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
048
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
34%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Database Architect Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$110,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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