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Highest Paying Cities for Database Administrators

The top 100 highest paying cities for database administrators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of database administrators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $122,760, Los Alamos County, New Mexico is the highest paying city for database administrators. It is followed by Vallejo-Fairfield, California (average annual salary $111,480). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of database administrators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Database Administrators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$122,760
40
2 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$111,480
60
3 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$107,630
350
4 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$107,240
1,640
5 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$106,790
30
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$106,030
2,640
7 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$105,000
970
8 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$104,980
1,750
9 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$104,370
1,810
10 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$103,770
370
11 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$103,520
4,520
12 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$103,120
1,980
13 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$102,430
490
14 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$101,650
1,330
15 Columbus, Georgia
$100,060
80
16 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$99,970
620
17 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$99,220
5,600
18 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$98,850
1,680
19 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$98,770
6,320
20 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$98,030
8,530
21 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$97,670
2,500
22 Salt Lake City, Utah
$97,330
630
23 Columbus, Ohio
$97,280
1,290
24 Punta Gorda, Florida
$97,000
n/a
25 Dover-Durham, USA
$96,910
n/a
26 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$96,460
1,010
27 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$96,140
1,100
28 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$95,860
790
29 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$95,840
270
30 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$95,500
3,580
31 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$95,320
320
32 St Louis, Missouri
$95,320
1,540
33 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$95,290
140
34 California-Lexington Park, USA
$95,190
170
35 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$95,110
40
36 Gainesville, Georgia
$94,610
40
37 Camden, New Jersey
$94,390
360
38 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$94,350
4,240
39 Ithaca, New York
$94,290
40
40 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$94,250
1,430
41 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$94,010
1,100
42 Salinas, California
$93,820
60
43 Grand Junction, Colorado
$93,730
40
44 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$93,650
80
45 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$93,560
40
46 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$93,560
3,830
47 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$93,380
430
48 New Haven, Connecticut
$93,070
150
49 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$92,750
3,100
50 Bismarck, North Dakota
$92,610
40
51 Rochester, Minnesota
$92,600
60
52 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$92,430
100
53 Peoria, Illinois
$92,240
100
54 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$92,180
3,440
55 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$91,730
3,530
56 Bloomington, USA
$91,700
120
57 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$91,630
30
58 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$91,420
3,480
59 Huntsville, Alabama
$91,340
390
60 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$91,330
4,780
61 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$91,010
1,630
62 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$90,950
40
63 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$90,940
1,980
64 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$90,910
660
65 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$90,880
1,100
66 Appleton, Wisconsin
$90,730
40
67 Nashua, New Hampshire
$90,640
70
68 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$90,520
100
69 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$90,320
1,680
70 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$90,160
2,510
71 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$89,850
1,900
72 Urban Honolulu, USA
$89,690
270
73 Framingham, Massachusetts
$89,670
210
74 St Marys County, Maryland
$89,540
130
75 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$89,460
30
76 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$89,390
970
77 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$89,380
110
78 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$89,370
320
79 Salem, Oregon
$89,260
60
80 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$89,220
40
81 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$89,110
570
82 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$89,100
550
83 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$88,990
3,860
84 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$88,930
2,040
85 Wilmington, New Jersey
$88,890
730
86 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$88,590
80
87 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$88,530
2,870
88 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$88,400
90
89 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$88,370
750
90 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, Michigan
$88,330
30
91 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$88,240
540
92 Dayton, Ohio
$88,190
250
93 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$88,190
800
94 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$88,040
1,330
95 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$88,040
310
96 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia
$87,920
40
97 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$87,920
480
98 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$87,840
950
99 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$87,810
660
100 Chattanooga, Tennessee
$87,710
100
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