Database Administrator Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of database administrators in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare database administrator salaries in different industries within the manufacturing 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 manufacturing. 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 $136,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $48,220.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
3.72% 13.27%
3.29% -
1.33% -
2.83% -
2.84% -
- -

Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in 75 industries in the manufacturing 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 petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry with an annual salary $111,960. The lowest paying industry is the coating, engraving, heat treating, and allied activities industry (annual salary $54,840). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Forging and Stamping
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities

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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