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Database Administrator Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Database Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,910
25th Percentile Wage
$51,140
50th Percentile Wage
$70,620
75th Percentile Wage
$99,090
90th Percentile Wage
$125,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $125,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $39,910.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201670,6200.57%17.59%
201570,2207.08%-
201465,2500.23%-
201365,10010.60%-
201258,200--

Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in six industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries industry with an annual salary $80,970. The lowest paying industry is the museums, historical sites, and similar institutions industry (annual salary $62,940). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$80,970
Performing Arts Companies
$71,320
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$69,090
Gambling Industries
$67,060
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$62,940
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$62,940

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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