Database Administrator Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Database Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,140
25th Percentile Wage
$68,820
50th Percentile Wage
$92,850
75th Percentile Wage
$117,050
90th Percentile Wage
$135,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $135,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $52,140.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,8504.32%7.51%
201588,8400.28%-
201488,5901.82%-
201386,9801.26%-
201285,880--

Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in 19 industries in the finance and insurance 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 monetary authorities-central bank industry with an annual salary $106,980. The lowest paying industry is the other investment pools and funds industry (annual salary $67,590). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$106,980
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$106,980
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$101,250
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$98,340
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$98,110
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$98,060
Other Financial Investment Activities
$97,490
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$96,600
Depository Credit Intermediation
$95,740
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$92,760
Insurance Carriers
$89,810
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$88,190
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$86,860
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$85,650
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$83,230
Other Insurance Related Activities
$81,670
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$81,220
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$74,230
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$67,590

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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