How much does a Database Administrator I make in the United States? The average Database Administrator I salary in the United States is $72,113 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $64,411 and $81,655. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Database Administrator I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Database Administrator I Salary $57,399 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Database Administrator I Salary $64,411 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Database Administrator I Salary $72,113 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Database Administrator I Salary $81,655 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Database Administrator I Salary $90,342 US April 24, 2024
25% $64,411 10% $57,399 90% $90,342 75% $81,655 $72,113 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Database Administrator I need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

1.

Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

2.

Data Entry: Transcribing information into an electronic medium such as a computer or other electronic device.

3.

Data Warehouse: A data warehouse is a central repository of information that can be analyzed to make more informed decisions. It creates a trove of historical data that can be retrieved and analyzed to provide useful insight into the organization's operations.

Analysis 3.89%
Data Entry 2.4%
Data Warehouse 1.53%
Others 92.18%

Job Description for Database Administrator I

Database Administrator I administers and maintains the company database and data warehouses. Implements and monitors database access and configurations. Being a Database Administrator I resolves database performance and capacity issues. Performs database recovery and back-up. Additionally, Database Administrator I may involve in capacity planning, and some development work. May require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. The Database Administrator I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Database Administrator I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Database Administrator I

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Database Administrator I, the first career path typically starts with a Database Administrator II position, and then progresses to Database Administrator IV.

Additionally, the second career path typically progresses to Oracle Database Administrator.

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Database Administrator I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Database Administrator I, the highest Database Administrator I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Database Administrator I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Database Administrator I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Database Administrator I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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