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
$53,880
25th Percentile Wage
$72,110
50th Percentile Wage
$97,080
75th Percentile Wage
$121,160
90th Percentile Wage
$143,160

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 $143,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $53,880.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,080
4.36% 11.54%
2016
$92,850
4.32% -
2015
$88,840
0.28% -
2014
$88,590
1.82% -
2013
$86,980
1.26% -
2012
$85,880
- -

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

The average salaries of database administrators in 22 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 securities and commodity exchanges industry with an annual salary $112,350. 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
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$112,350
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$110,180
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$110,180
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$105,350
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$104,220
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$101,530
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$99,740
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$98,340
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$97,610
Other Financial Investment Activities
$97,490
Depository Credit Intermediation
$95,740
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$95,010
Insurance Carriers
$94,900
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$93,380
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$92,810
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$92,760
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$91,570
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$88,840
Other Insurance Related Activities
$85,980
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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