Database Administrator Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,880
25th Percentile Wage
$65,350
50th Percentile Wage
$88,290
75th Percentile Wage
$111,150
90th Percentile Wage
$130,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,880.

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
$88,290
5.91% 14.23%
2016
$83,070
8.64% -
2015
$75,890
2.44% -
2014
$74,040
0.88% -
2013
$73,390
-3.19% -
2012
$75,730
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of database administrators in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of database administrators in state of Texas ranges from $38,910 to $95,500. The highest paying area for database administrators in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $95,500. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $94,350). The lowest paying area is Wichita Falls with a median annual salary of $38,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$95,500
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$94,350
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$91,010
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$88,530
Fort Worth-Arlington
$87,810
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$86,400
Midland
$84,150
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$79,460
Abilene
$75,760
College Station-Bryan
$75,370
Tyler
$75,340
Waco
$73,700
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$73,200
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$69,720
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$69,660
El Paso
$69,290
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$68,480
Corpus Christi
$68,290
Laredo
$66,940
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$66,700
Amarillo
$65,170
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$62,430
Brownsville-Harlingen
$55,540
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,690
San Angelo
$52,310
Lubbock
$49,340
Wichita Falls
$38,910




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for database administrators

💰 Highest paying industries for database administrators.