Database Administrator Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of database administrators in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare database administrator salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Database Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for database administrators in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) database administrators is $138,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid database administrators is $50,790.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of database administrators in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
4.02% 16.76%
3.72% -
3.29% -
1.33% -
2.83% -
2.84% -
- -

Compare Database Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of database administrators in 35 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for database administrator occupations is the metalworking machinery manufacturing industry with an annual salary $105,070. The lowest paying industry is the coating, engraving, heat treating, and allied activities industry (annual salary $54,840). For detailed database administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Forging and Stamping
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].


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