Average Database Manager Salary

$59,115
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$4,000
Bonus
$8,000
Commission
$3,000
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The average salary for a Database Manager is $59,115.
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$40k
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$59k
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$125k
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$40k - $125k
Bonus
$203 - $19k
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$0 - $34k
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$36k - $122k
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What Do Database Managers Do?

Database Manager Tasks
  • Participate in the design, maintenance, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases.
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality.
  • Review business requests for data and data usage, researches data sources for new and better data feeds.
  • Coordinate new data development ensuring consistency and integration with existing data warehouse structure.
  • Analyze and determine information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.

Job Satisfaction for Database Manager

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What Are Popular Skills for Database Managers?

Skills in SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Raiser's Edge Fundraising Software, Microsoft Excel and Database Management & Reporting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Database Managers?

An entry-level Database Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,509 based on 17 salaries. An early career Database Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,913 based on 203 salaries. A mid-career Database Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,927 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Database Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,567 based on 220 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,297.
Employees with Database Manager in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 13.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (3.5% more) and New York, New York (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (18.0% less), Portland, Oregon (14.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 713 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Early Career
28.5%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
30.9%
Late Career
15.7%