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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
$54,610
50th Percentile Wage
$73,160
75th Percentile Wage
$96,240
90th Percentile Wage
$119,490

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 $119,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $42,530.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,160
1.45% 6.44%
2016
$72,100
0.96% -
2015
$71,410
0.63% -
2014
$70,960
1.21% -
2013
$70,100
2.35% -
2012
$68,450
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Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in 34 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 all other health practitioners industry with an annual salary $95,650. The lowest paying industry is the child day care services industry (annual salary $30,950). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$95,650
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$92,920
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$92,490
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$90,300
Hospitals - State government owned
$89,110
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$87,110
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$85,610
Hospitals - Local government owned
$81,330
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$81,330
Offices of Physicians
$80,550
Outpatient Care Centers
$80,230
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$76,580
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$76,350
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$75,770
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$74,740
Hospitals - Privately owned
$74,720
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$72,800
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$69,720
Home Health Care Services
$68,840
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$68,680
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$68,650
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$62,210
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$62,030
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$60,040
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$59,940
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$59,630
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$58,890
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$57,770
Individual and Family Services
$56,510
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$56,230
Social Assistance
$55,770
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$55,770
Other Residential Care Facilities
$53,920
Child Day Care Services
$30,950

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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