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Average Database Architect Salary

$114,119
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,623
Bonus
$5,500
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The average salary for a Database Architect is $114,119.
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$76k
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$114k
90%
$155k
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What Do Database Architects Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Database Architects?

Skills in Database Architecture, Data Modeling and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Transact-SQL and Microsoft SQL Server.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Database Architects?

An early career Database Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,817 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Database Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,048 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Database Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,263 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $128,090.
Employees with Database Architect in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 43.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (7.8% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (9.6% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.8% less) and Houston, Texas (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 197 survey responses.
Early Career
10.2%
Mid Career
17.8%
Experienced
36.5%
Late Career
35.5%