The average salary for a Database Manager is $57,241 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, Microsoft SQL Server, PL/SQL, UNIX, and SQL. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$36,499 - $120,542
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$36K
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MEDIAN: $57,240
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$12.92 - $30.86
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,499 - $120,542  
   
Bonus
$200.44 - $19,470  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
Total Pay (?
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$34,260 - $120,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 379
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.92 - $30.86  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $48.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$200.44 - $19,470  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$34,260 - $120,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,357

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Experience Affects Database Manager Salaries



National Average
$53,000



Skills That Affect Database Manager Salaries

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PL/SQL
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UNIX
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SQL
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Java
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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National Average
$53,000

Database Management & Reporting
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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