Database Administrator Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Database Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,290
25th Percentile Wage
$59,320
50th Percentile Wage
$81,030
75th Percentile Wage
$107,070
90th Percentile Wage
$127,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $127,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $44,290.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,030
4.12% -5.47%
2016
$77,690
-1.67% -
2015
$78,990
-2.85% -
2014
$81,240
0.12% -
2013
$81,140
-5.32% -
2012
$85,460
- -

Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in 25 industries in the wholesale trade 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 beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $106,000. The lowest paying industry is the hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $60,700). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$106,000
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$102,000
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$92,800
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$87,580
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$86,940
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$85,300
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$84,430
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$83,250
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$81,540
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$81,380
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$81,230
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$78,500
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$78,500
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$78,340
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$78,310
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$77,940
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$76,410
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$76,400
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$76,110
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$75,890
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$75,190
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$70,700
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$66,660
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$63,110
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$60,700

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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