Database and Systems Administrator and Network Architects Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of database and systems administrators and network architects in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare database and systems administrator and network architects salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,930
25th Percentile Wage
$69,590
50th Percentile Wage
$92,740
75th Percentile Wage
$121,630
90th Percentile Wage
$152,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database and systems administrators and network architects in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 and systems administrators and network architects is $152,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database and systems administrators and network architects is $53,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of database and systems administrators and network architects in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,740
1.57% 12.18%
2016
$91,280
2.54% -
2015
$88,960
3.00% -
2014
$86,290
3.20% -
2013
$83,530
2.50% -
2012
$81,440
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Compare Database and Systems Administrator and Network Architects Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of database and systems administrators and network architects in 16 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for database and systems administrator and network architects occupations is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $98,570. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $62,310). For detailed database and systems administrator and network architects salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$98,570
Scientific Research and Development Services
$97,950
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$93,330
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$92,780
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$92,740
Engineering Services
$91,340
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$90,270
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$89,950
Legal Services
$89,310
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$87,930
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$86,160
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$84,690
Testing Laboratories
$83,510
Specialized Design Services
$79,750
Photographic Services
$64,340
Veterinary Services
$62,310

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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