Database Administrator Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Database Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in the industry sector of construction. 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 $138,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $39,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
3.48% 5.88%
2.76% -
-5.58% -
0.20% -
4.83% -
- -

Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in twelve industries in the construction 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 nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $98,230. The lowest paying industry is the building finishing contractors industry (annual salary $55,320). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonresidential Building Construction
Construction of Buildings
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
Utility System Construction
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Residential Building Construction
Specialty Trade Contractors
Building Equipment Contractors
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Building Finishing Contractors

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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