Database Administrator Salary Information in Tennessee

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,100
25th Percentile Wage
$61,150
50th Percentile Wage
$81,470
75th Percentile Wage
$101,090
90th Percentile Wage
$121,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.68
25th Percentile Wage
$29.40
50th Percentile Wage
$39.17
75th Percentile Wage
$48.60
90th Percentile Wage
$58.63

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for database administrators in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.63. The median hourly salary is $39.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.68.

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
201681,470-0.47%9.61%
201581,8502.91%-
201479,4701.13%-
201378,5706.27%-
201273,640--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of database administrators in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of database administrators in state of Tennessee ranges from $60,320 to $85,470. The highest paying area for database administrators in Tennessee is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $85,470. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (mean annual salary $85,160). The lowest paying area is Johnson City with a median annual salary of $60,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$85,470
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$85,160
Knoxville
$77,350
Memphis
$73,430
Clarksville
$72,770
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$61,880
Johnson City
$60,320


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