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 $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

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
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component 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
Other Food Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Forging and Stamping
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Animal Slaughtering and Processing

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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