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Database Manager Salary

The average salary for a Database Manager is $54,740 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Linux, Oracle, PL/SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and Visual Basic (VB). Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$35,597 - $113,413
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$36K
$55K
$110K
MEDIAN: $54,740
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$12.49 - $27.46
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,597 - $113,413  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,461  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $24,392  
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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$31,738 - $114,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 582
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.49 - $27.46  
   
Overtime
$17.64 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,461  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,250  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $24,392  
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).
)
$31,738 - $114,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159

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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.

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Experience Affects Database Manager Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Database Manager Salaries

Linux
up arrow 106%

up arrow 102%

PL/SQL
up arrow 50%


Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 20%

SQL
up arrow 16%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 8%

HTML
0%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 2%





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 13%
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