Database Administrator Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of database administrators in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare database administrator salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Database Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,600
25th Percentile Wage
$67,000
50th Percentile Wage
$92,690
75th Percentile Wage
$121,000
90th Percentile Wage
$152,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) database administrators is $152,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $51,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of database administrators in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,6907.12%22.24%
201586,0903.32%-
201483,2300.79%-
201382,57012.70%-
201272,080--

Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in three industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for database administrator occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $95,200. The lowest paying industry is the mining (except oil and gas) industry (annual salary $73,050). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$95,200
Oil and Gas Extraction
$95,200
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$73,050

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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