Database Administrator Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for database administrators in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of database administrators among Colorado 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$133,000
75th Percentile Wage
$114,930
50th Percentile Wage
$96,560
25th Percentile Wage
$74,080
10th Percentile Wage
$52,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$63.94
75th Percentile Wage
$55.26
50th Percentile Wage
$46.42
25th Percentile Wage
$35.61
10th Percentile Wage
$25.07

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for database administrators in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.94. The median hourly salary is $46.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.07.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $96,560 3.23%
2013 $93,540 12.73%
2012 $82,980 5.92%
2011 $78,340 8.79%
2010 $72,010 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for database administrators in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 34.09%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 12.73%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 5.92% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 8.79% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Database Administrator Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Database Administrators in Colorado Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of database administrators in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of database administrators in state of Colorado ranges from $66,400 to $105,860. The highest paying area for database administrators in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $105,860. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $99,260). The lowest paying area is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$105,860
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$99,260
Colorado Springs
$87,380
Fort Collins-Loveland
$84,530
Greeley
$84,420
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$66,400

Database Administrator Salary by State

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