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Database Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Database Manager is $55,574 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Oracle, Linux, PL/SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and UNIX. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Database Manager Salary (?
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$35,076 - $110,874
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MEDIAN: $55,573
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Database Manager Salary (?
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$12.47 - $28.17
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,076 - $110,874  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
Profit Sharing
$202.03 - $24,190  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,250  
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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$31,626 - $110,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 560
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $28.17  
   
Overtime
$17.64 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,250  
Profit Sharing
$202.03 - $24,190  
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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$31,626 - $110,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Job Description for Database Manager

Database managers serve as an essential part of the management of large databases. They typically manage many projects and help with the design and physical implementation of storage hardware and maintenance. Database managers specialize in the diagnosis and repair of problems that occur in databases. They may work with various types of databases that use software such as MySQL and Oracle.
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Database Manager Tasks
  • Coordinate new data development ensuring consistency and integration with existing data warehouse structure.
  • Analyze and determine information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.
  • Review business requests for data and data usage, researches data sources for new and better data feeds.
  • Participate in the design, maintenance, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases.
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality.

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Manager

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

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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Boston
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Washington
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Chicago
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Dallas
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San Francisco
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Minneapolis
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National Average
$51,000
Seattle
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Baltimore
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Denver
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Experience Affects Database Manager Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Database Manager Salaries

up arrow 84%
Linux
up arrow 77%
PL/SQL
up arrow 43%
UNIX
up arrow 34%
SQL
up arrow 18%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 17%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 8%
HTML
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Access
0%
Database Management & Reporting
0%
National Average
$51,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%