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Database Administrator Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

The salary statistics of database administrators in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare database administrator salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing 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 transportation and warehousing. 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 $120,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $41,820.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
7.61% 2.47%
-0.54% -
1.43% -
-5.18% -
-1.27% -
- -

Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in 23 industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 scheduled air transportation industry with an annual salary $110,400. The lowest paying industry is the specialized freight trucking industry (annual salary $38,280). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scheduled Air Transportation
Air Transportation
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
Pipeline Transportation
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
Other Pipeline Transportation
Rail Transportation
Rail Transportation
Support Activities for Air Transportation
Support Activities for Transportation
Support Activities for Water Transportation
Freight Transportation Arrangement
Water Transportation
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
General Freight Trucking
Warehousing and Storage
Warehousing and Storage
Couriers and Messengers
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
Truck Transportation
Postal Service (federal government)
Postal Service (federal government)
Specialized Freight Trucking

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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