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Average Late-Career Database Architect Salary

$127,858
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,916
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Database Architect is $127,858.
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$91k
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$128k
90%
$172k
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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 and Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $77,992 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.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 127 survey responses.
Early Career
15.7%
Mid Career
27.6%
Experienced
56.7%