Slideshow January reader favorite: 11 top paying data management & database administration jobs

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  • February 16 2018, 6:30am EST
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Big data still draws the big pay check

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