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Average Database Architect with Microsoft SQL Server Skills Salary

$112,382
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$9,500
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The average salary for a Database Architect with Microsoft SQL Server skills is $112,382.
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$72k
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$112k
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$143k
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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.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Database Architects?

Skills in Database Architecture, Data Modeling, SQL, Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i and Transact-SQL are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $80,000 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Database Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,131 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Database Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,931 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $113,497.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Database Architect in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 13.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (0.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 80 survey responses.
Early Career
11.3%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
41.3%
Late Career
23.8%