Database Administrator Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for database administrators in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of database administrators among New York 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,920
25th Percentile Wage
$64,190
50th Percentile Wage
$88,110
75th Percentile Wage
$114,810
90th Percentile Wage
$145,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.52
25th Percentile Wage
$30.86
50th Percentile Wage
$42.36
75th Percentile Wage
$55.20
90th Percentile Wage
$69.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for database administrators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $69.72. The median hourly salary is $42.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.52.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of database administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201688,1104.68%8.91%
201583,9902.68%-
201481,7402.78%-
201379,470-0.99%-
201280,260--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Database Administrators in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of database administrators in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of database administrators in state of New York ranges from $44,110 to $96,480. The highest paying area for database administrators in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $96,480. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $91,330). The lowest paying area is Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$96,480
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$91,330
Nassau-Suffolk
$89,320
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$87,370
Rochester
$81,890
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$74,190
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$74,160
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$66,190
Syracuse
$62,220
Binghamton
$62,110
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$59,710
Utica-Rome
$58,220
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$44,110


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