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Database Administrator salary in San Francisco, CA

Average Base Salary in San Francisco, CA

$172,667
$7,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$180,167
Total Compensation
Median: 175,000
Min: $151K
Max: $192K

How Much Does a Database Administrator Make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Database Administrator in San Francisco, CA is $172,667. The average additional cash compensation for a Database Administrator in San Francisco, CA is $7,500. The average total compensation for a Database Administrator in San Francisco, CA is $180,167. Database Administrator salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Database Administrator employees in San Francisco, CA.

Database Administrator
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best-paying cities for Database Administrator

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are San Francisco, Dallas-Fort Worth, Orange County, Washington DC and Austin.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
San Francisco, CA$172,667
+ 23% (132,174)
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX$156,556
+ 16% (132,174)
Orange County$150,750
+ 12% (132,174)
Washington DC$149,700
+ 12% (132,174)
Austin, TX$148,333
+ 11% (132,174)
San Diego, CA$147,889
+ 11% (132,174)
Remote$145,999
+ 9% (132,174)
Princeton-Trenton$145,917
+ 9% (132,174)
Los Angeles, CA$145,333
+ 9% (132,174)
Seattle, WA$142,500
+ 7% (132,174)

Database Administrator Salary by gender

Database Administrator Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Database Administrator with 7+ years of experience is $163,000.

Database Administrator Salary ranges

Average Data + Analytics salaries in San Francisco, CA

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Business Analyst$83,000
Min: $78K
Max: $88K
Junior Data Analyst$86,000
Min: $74K
Max: $98K
Business Intelligence Analyst$98,380
Min: $73K
Max: $125K
Business Analyst$103,263
Min: $54K
Max: $214K
Data Analyst$106,927
Min: $70K
Max: $170K
Junior Data Scientist$118,000
Min: $94K
Max: $140K
Senior Business Analyst$125,870
Min: $73K
Max: $156K
Business Intelligence Developer$132,722
Min: $95K
Max: $187K
Senior Data Analyst$136,448
Min: $110K
Max: $183K
Business Intelligence Manager$138,529
Min: $103K
Max: $160K
Analytics Manager$154,904
Min: $130K
Max: $302K
Data Engineer$157,926
Min: $105K
Max: $270K
Data Scientist$166,053
Min: $115K
Max: $278K
Data Architect$169,190
Min: $145K
Max: $237K
Database Administrator$172,667
Min: $151K
Max: $192K
Data Engineering Manager$186,182
Min: $120K
Max: $230K
Senior Data Scientist$186,733
Min: $110K
Max: $396K
Director of Analytics$190,000
Min: $104K
Max: $275K
Senior Data Engineer$210,728
Min: $145K
Max: $254K
Engineering Manager$215,020
Min: $150K
Max: $380K
Chief Information Officer$218,692
Min: $153K
Max: $315K

FAQ

Q:

What is a database administrator?

A.
A database administrator manages activities related to a company’s computer database system including responsibility for databases, database applications, database schemas, and database authorization measures.
Q:

How to become a database administrator?

A.
Database administrator candidates typically have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, management information systems or a related field. Candidates will need several years of data engineering, IT support or systems administration experience before entering a database administrator role.
Q:

How much does a database administrator make?

A.

The salary range for a database administrator is $55K-$305K. The average salary for a Database Administrator in San Francisco, CA is $172,667.

Career Info

Database Administrator jobs in San Francisco, CA

Skills that affect Database Administrator salaries in San Francisco, CA

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Data Architecture
0% have this skill
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Data Modeling
0% have this skill
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SQL
0% have this skill
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Business Reporting & Analysis
0% have this skill
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Business Intelligence
0% have this skill
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Data Warehousing
0% have this skill

Average Database Administrator Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Database Administrator make the most at companies with 501-1,000 employees, earning $183,500 on average.

Recent Database Administrator salaries in San Francisco, CA

$192,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Database Admin reported a yearly salary of $192,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Database Administrator reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$151,000
Yearly Salary
A Database Administrator reported a yearly salary of $151,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
San Francisco, CA