Database Administrator Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,500
25th Percentile Wage
$73,570
50th Percentile Wage
$101,180
75th Percentile Wage
$122,740
90th Percentile Wage
$142,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $142,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,500.

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
$101,180
5.30% 13.71%
2016
$95,820
3.68% -
2015
$92,290
-1.45% -
2014
$93,630
4.29% -
2013
$89,610
2.57% -
2012
$87,310
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of database administrators in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of database administrators in state of Washington ranges from $68,850 to $104,980. The highest paying area for database administrators in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $104,980. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $104,370). The lowest paying area is Spokane with a median annual salary of $68,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$104,980
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$104,370
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$86,970
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$82,740
Tacoma
$81,380
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$78,370
Olympia
$78,010
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$76,910
Spokane
$68,850




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