Database Administrator Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Database Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,630
25th Percentile Wage
$63,750
50th Percentile Wage
$89,880
75th Percentile Wage
$115,570
90th Percentile Wage
$131,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in the industry sector of retail 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 $131,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $89,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $44,630.

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 retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$89,880
1.17% 6.38%
2016
$88,830
0.30% -
2015
$88,560
4.14% -
2014
$84,890
-0.93% -
2013
$85,680
1.79% -
2012
$84,150
- -

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

The average salaries of database administrators in 18 industries in the retail 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 electronic shopping and mail-order houses industry with an annual salary $95,090. The lowest paying industry is the food and beverage stores industry (annual salary $50,320). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$95,090
Nonstore Retailers
$94,880
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$87,790
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$83,510
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$83,510
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$80,650
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$79,940
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$79,940
Sporting Goods Stores
$79,920
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$72,240
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$68,160
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$68,160
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$63,860
Health and Personal Care Stores
$51,970
Health and Personal Care Stores
$51,970
Food and Beverage Stores
$51,410
Grocery Stores
$50,870
Food and Beverage Stores
$50,320

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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