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
$48,220
25th Percentile Wage
$62,940
50th Percentile Wage
$87,040
75th Percentile Wage
$114,230
90th Percentile Wage
$136,030

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
2017
$87,040
3.72% 13.27%
2016
$83,800
3.29% -
2015
$81,040
1.33% -
2014
$79,960
2.83% -
2013
$77,700
2.84% -
2012
$75,490
- -

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
$111,960
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$111,960
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$111,450
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$110,660
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$109,530
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$105,070
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$103,820
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$98,660
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$98,660
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$98,400
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$97,380
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$97,130
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$96,050
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$92,660
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$91,600
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$89,150
Chemical Manufacturing
$87,910
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$87,820
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$86,070
Chemical Manufacturing
$85,840
Machinery Manufacturing
$85,310
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$85,030
Machinery Manufacturing
$84,350
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$84,180
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$83,730
Food Manufacturing
$83,350
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$82,890
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$82,800
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$81,030
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$80,690
Hardware Manufacturing
$80,480
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$79,780
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$79,170
Chemical Manufacturing
$78,960
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$78,950
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$78,680
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$78,300
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$77,200
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$77,110
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$76,740
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$76,710
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$76,540
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$75,650
Wood Product Manufacturing
$75,610
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$75,350
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$75,060
Other Food Manufacturing
$75,020
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$74,790
Printing and Related Support Activities
$74,780
Printing and Related Support Activities
$74,780
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$74,510
Machine Shops
$74,180
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$72,940
Paper Manufacturing
$71,340
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$70,980
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$70,860
Apparel Manufacturing
$70,260
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$70,250
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$70,040
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$69,790
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$69,450
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$69,250
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$68,750
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$68,680
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$67,950
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$67,680
Forging and Stamping
$67,050
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$66,320
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$63,110
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$62,740
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$62,350
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$61,110
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$60,350
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$55,880
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$54,840

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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