Database Administrator Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for database administrators in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of database administrators among Iowa cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Database Administrators in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,310
25th Percentile Wage
$65,540
50th Percentile Wage
$85,970
75th Percentile Wage
$104,930
90th Percentile Wage
$123,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of database administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,970
1.20% 22.72%
2016
$84,940
2.74% -
2015
$82,610
3.45% -
2014
$79,760
8.01% -
2013
$73,370
9.45% -
2012
$66,440
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Database Administrators in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of database administrators in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of database administrators in state of Iowa ranges from $46,350 to $95,320. The highest paying area for database administrators in Iowa is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $95,320. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $89,220). The lowest paying area is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$95,320
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$89,220
Cedar Rapids
$83,060
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$82,600
Iowa City
$75,000
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$74,860
Dubuque
$57,320
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$55,080
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$46,350




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