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
$47,660
25th Percentile Wage
$61,650
50th Percentile Wage
$83,800
75th Percentile Wage
$110,020
90th Percentile Wage
$130,650

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 $130,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $47,660.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201683,8003.29%9.92%
201581,0401.33%-
201479,9602.83%-
201377,7002.84%-
201275,490--

Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in 55 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 commercial and service industry machinery manufacturing industry with an annual salary $111,450. The lowest paying industry is the animal slaughtering and processing industry (annual salary $55,880). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$111,450
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$105,070
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$104,900
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$98,660
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$98,400
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$97,780
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$95,090
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$94,370
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$92,270
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$91,820
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$91,600
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$89,920
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$87,820
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$87,790
Machinery Manufacturing
$85,180
Chemical Manufacturing
$84,810
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$81,030
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$80,990
Hardware Manufacturing
$80,480
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$80,440
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$80,400
Food Manufacturing
$80,390
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$79,350
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$79,170
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$78,410
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$78,300
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$77,880
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
Other Food Manufacturing
$75,020
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$74,510
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$72,960
Printing and Related Support Activities
$72,670
Printing and Related Support Activities
$72,670
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$71,680
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$70,460
Apparel Manufacturing
$70,260
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$69,290
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$69,250
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$69,090
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$68,750
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$68,680
Paper Manufacturing
$68,460
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$68,220
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$68,040
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$67,680
Forging and Stamping
$67,050
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$66,320
Machine Shops
$64,280
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$63,110
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$60,350
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$55,880

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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