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 metropolitan 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,540
25th Percentile Wage
$66,940
50th Percentile Wage
$90,590
75th Percentile Wage
$117,800
90th Percentile Wage
$148,460

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 $148,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,540.

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
$90,590
2.74% 11.40%
2016
$88,110
4.68% -
2015
$83,990
2.68% -
2014
$81,740
2.78% -
2013
$79,470
-0.99% -
2012
$80,260
- -

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 $50,720 to $98,030. The highest paying area for database administrators in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $98,030. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Ithaca (mean annual salary $94,290). The lowest paying area is Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$98,030
Ithaca
$94,290
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$91,330
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$88,240
Nassau-Suffolk
$88,190
Rochester
$84,080
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$74,160
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$72,440
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$70,590
Syracuse
$66,230
Binghamton
$63,650
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$62,910
Kingston
$62,310
Utica-Rome
$51,730
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$50,720




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