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Database Administrator Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Database Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,530
25th Percentile Wage
$54,400
50th Percentile Wage
$72,100
75th Percentile Wage
$93,910
90th Percentile Wage
$114,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $114,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $42,530.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,1000.96%5.06%
201571,4100.63%-
201470,9601.21%-
201370,1002.35%-
201268,450--

Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in 31 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 offices of other health practitioners industry with an annual salary $92,490. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $51,050). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$92,490
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$88,560
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$85,760
Hospitals - State government owned
$84,240
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$81,230
Hospitals - Local government owned
$81,230
Outpatient Care Centers
$79,830
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$76,310
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$75,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$74,740
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$74,120
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$74,040
Hospitals - Privately owned
$73,870
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$73,060
Offices of Physicians
$70,930
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$70,800
Home Health Care Services
$69,730
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$69,660
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$62,590
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$62,030
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$58,280
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$58,160
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$56,580
Individual and Family Services
$56,050
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$55,570
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$55,420
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$54,770
Social Assistance
$54,670
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$52,430
Other Residential Care Facilities
$52,270
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$51,050

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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