Database Administrator Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for database administrators in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of database administrators among Illinois areas 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 Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,500
25th Percentile Wage
$66,220
50th Percentile Wage
$90,900
75th Percentile Wage
$115,180
90th Percentile Wage
$131,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,500.

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
$90,900
4.41% 13.36%
2016
$86,890
9.40% -
2015
$78,720
3.66% -
2014
$75,840
2.65% -
2013
$73,830
-6.68% -
2012
$78,760
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Database Administrators in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of database administrators in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of database administrators in state of Illinois ranges from $67,720 to $92,750. The highest paying area for database administrators in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $92,750. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Peoria (mean annual salary $92,240). The lowest paying area is Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $67,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$92,750
Peoria
$92,240
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$91,730
Bloomington-Normal
$87,130
Springfield
$82,910
Rockford
$76,410
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$74,130
Champaign-Urbana
$70,830
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$67,720




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