11 high-paying data and database administration jobs

Published
  • January 25 2018, 5:54am EST

Key personnel managing big data analysis continue to draw big paychecks

Robert Half International has released its 2018 Salary Guide for IT Professionals, which looks at 79 job positions in web development, networking, applications development and more. Here are the expected salaries for data and database professionals, showing four different percentiles in the salary ranges for each.

Big data engineer

25th percentile salary = $126,250
50th percentile salary = $150,000
75th percentile salary = $180,000
95th percentile salary = $212,500

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Data architect

25th percentile salary = $110,000
50th percentile salary = $130,000
75th percentile salary = $156,000
95th percentile salary = $184,000

Database manager

25th percentile salary = $107,000
50th percentile salary = $127,000
75th percentile salary = $152,250
95th percentile salary = $180,000

Business intelligence analyst

25th percentile salary = $83,750
50th percentile salary = $104,000
75th percentile salary = $130,250
95th percentile salary = $175,750

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Data scientist

25th percentile salary = $100,000
50th percentile salary = $119,000
75th percentile salary = $142,750
95th percentile salary = $168,000

Database developer

25th percentile salary = $97,750
50th percentile salary = $116,000
75th percentile salary = $139,000
95th percentile salary = $164,500

Data modeler

25th percentile salary = $77,750
50th percentile salary = $96,250
75th percentile salary = $120,500
95th percentile salary = $162,500

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Data warehouse analyst

25th percentile salary = $75,250
50th percentile salary = $93,500
75th percentile salary = $117,000
95th percentile salary = $158,000

Database administrator

25th percentile salary = $75,750
50th percentile salary = $95,000
75th percentile salary = $114,500
95th percentile salary = $156,000

Data analyst/report writer

25th percentile salary = $81,000
50th percentile salary = $96,000
75th percentile salary = $115,000
95th percentile salary = $136,000

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Data reporting analyst

25th percentile salary = $58,000
50th percentile salary = $73,000
75th percentile salary = $90,000
95th percentile salary = $108,000