Database Administrator Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,920
25th Percentile Wage
$58,240
50th Percentile Wage
$75,910
75th Percentile Wage
$95,710
90th Percentile Wage
$114,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.08
25th Percentile Wage
$28.00
50th Percentile Wage
$36.50
75th Percentile Wage
$46.01
90th Percentile Wage
$55.04

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for database administrators in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $55.04. The median hourly salary is $36.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.08.

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
201675,9102.54%4.70%
201573,9801.57%-
201472,8200.05%-
201372,7800.60%-
201272,340--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of database administrators in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of database administrators in state of Wisconsin ranges from $58,520 to $92,880. The highest paying area for database administrators in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $92,880. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $83,400). The lowest paying area is Fond du Lac with a median annual salary of $58,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$92,880
Lake County-Kenosha County
$83,400
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$81,430
Green Bay
$80,710
Duluth
$77,510
Appleton
$76,770
Madison
$75,790
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$74,980
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$73,990
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,800
Eau Claire
$69,560
Oshkosh-Neenah
$63,350
Fond du Lac
$58,520


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