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The average salary for a Database Architect is $111,699.
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$73k - $173k

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Job Description for Database Architect

Database Architect Tasks
  • Create data architecture strategies for each subject area of the enterprise data model.
  • Communicate plans, status and issues to higher management levels.
  • Create and maintain a corporate repository of all data architecture artifacts.
  • Collaborate with the business and other IT organizations to plan a data strategy.
  • Produce all project data architecture deliverables.

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Popular Skills for Database Architect

Skills in Database Architecture, Data Modeling, SQL and Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft SQL Server.

Pay by Experience Level for Database Architect

An early career Database Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $79,297 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Database Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,638 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Database Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,336 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $128,337.
Employees with Database Architect in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 14.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.1% more) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Worth, Texas (6.2% less), Dallas, Texas (3.1% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (1.5% less).

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