Data Administrator Salary

The average Data Administrator in the United States earns approximately $46K per year. Women account for the majority of Data Administrators who responded to the questionnaire — 60 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,765 - $68,454
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$46K
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MEDIAN: $46,350
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$12.45 - $24.99
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$0$68K
Salary $34,765 - $68,454
Bonus $0.00 - $6,342
Profit Sharing $2,200
Total Pay (?
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$30,435 - $61,229
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.45 - $24.99
Overtime $11.33 - $35.70
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,342
Profit Sharing $2,200
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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$30,435 - $61,229
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Data Administrator

Data administrators are IT professionals responsible for storing, arranging, presenting, and using data within an organization's database. It is up to them to ensure that database systems are up-to-date, secure, and functioning well with easy accessibility. Different companies have different expectations for their database's storage requirements, so it's up to data administrators to meet these demands in every way possible. This means they may also be required to install and upgrade databases, or integrate old database systems with newer ones.

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Data Administrator Tasks

  • Create effective methodologies for the collection, storage, and coordination of data within a system.
  • Ensure security of data and accessibility of data to customers.
  • Provide data management support and training for employees, upper management, and other personnel.
  • Program, code, and test data for storage and organization.

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Popular Skills for Data Administrator


Data Administrators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Microsoft SQL Server and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel. Employees educated in Database Management & Reporting are typically practiced in Microsoft Excel, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Data Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Data Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 12 salaries. A Data Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Data Administrator

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Data Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲20%

▲9%

National Average
$42,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Data Administrator Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
▲29%

Data Analysis
▲7%


National Average
$42,000


Microsoft Office
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 17%
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