Database Administrator Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for database administrators in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of database administrators among Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Database Administrators in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,070
25th Percentile Wage
$61,730
50th Percentile Wage
$81,290
75th Percentile Wage
$100,830
90th Percentile Wage
$122,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of database administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,290
4.32% 18.90%
2016
$77,780
4.92% -
2015
$73,950
2.57% -
2014
$72,050
5.95% -
2013
$67,760
2.70% -
2012
$65,930
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Database Administrators in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of database administrators in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of database administrators in state of Alabama ranges from $62,030 to $91,340. The highest paying area for database administrators in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $91,340. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $90,910). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$91,340
Birmingham-Hoover
$90,910
Montgomery
$75,970
Tuscaloosa
$72,560
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$71,720
Mobile
$70,730
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$69,800
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$62,030




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