Database Coordinator Salary
Database Coordinators in the United States take home an average $43K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Female Database Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$32,008 - $63,520|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $2,617|
|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).)
|$29,545 - $61,512|
|Hourly Rate||$11.70 - $26.95|
|Overtime||$17.62 - $38.87|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $2,617|
|Total Pay (||$29,545 - $61,512|
Job Description for Database Coordinator
Database coordinators are generally responsible for clinical databases in a range of industries. They commonly oversee the positions of conduct-screening, data entry, and quality assurance and provide updated inventory of all data that is entered into the database on a regular basis.Read More...
Depending on the employer, the types of quality control checks and data entry methods can vary. They may also be responsible for ensuring that the entire database is in order and organized so that employees within the organization can access important information. Database coordinators should also be able to utilize different types of database programs, as some companies change or update their programs each year.
A strong background in computer science and information is highly beneficial for this position and a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field is generally required, and some employers may require a master's degree. Reasoning and mathematical skills are also beneficial, as are communication skills to portray and explain data in understandable ways to employees and even the general public in some cases.
Database Coordinator Tasks
- Create, develop, merge, and maintain databases.
- Track and resolve user issues and concerns.
- Optimize databases for performance and data quality.
- Extract data, create reports, and analyze usage patterns.
- Write and explain user guidelines and best practices.
Popular Skills for Database Coordinator
Survey takers who work as Database Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Raiser's Edge Fundraising Software, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Database Management & Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Entry, Database Management & Reporting, and Microsoft Excel. Most people who know Data Analysis also know Data Entry.
Pay by Experience Level for Database Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $40K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $48K on average. On average, Database Coordinators make $48K following one to two decades on the job. Database Coordinators who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $61K.
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