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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,980
25th Percentile Wage
$70,790
50th Percentile Wage
$94,540
75th Percentile Wage
$116,030
90th Percentile Wage
$131,530

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 $131,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,980.

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
$94,540
-2.01% 12.23%
2016
$96,440
-0.36% -
2015
$96,790
0.24% -
2014
$96,560
3.13% -
2013
$93,540
11.29% -
2012
$82,980
- -

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

Table 3 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 $82,870 to $98,850. The highest paying area for database administrators in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $98,850. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Grand Junction (mean annual salary $93,730). The lowest paying area is Boulder with a median annual salary of $82,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$98,850
Grand Junction
$93,730
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$93,560
Fort Collins-Loveland
$90,520
Colorado Springs
$88,040
Greeley
$84,420
Boulder
$82,870




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