Slideshow Payday 2017: 15 Top Paying Job Markets For Database Administrators

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  • December 30 2016, 6:30am EST
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15 Top Paying Job Markets For Database Administrators

When it comes to the top paying job markets for database administrators, the most important factors are location, location, location. Job site Indeed has just released its report “Where are the Highest Paying Tech Jobs in the US?” which looks at best salary offers adjusted for the cost of living. Here are the top 15 markets for database administrators.

1. Austin, TX

Average salary (adjusted) = $104,277$ amount higher than closest salary = $9,286% higher than closest salary = 9.8%Average salary (unadjusted) = $102,939

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2. Chicago, IL

Average salary (adjusted) = $94,991$ amount higher than closest salary = $606% higher than closest salary = 0.6%Average salary (unadjusted) = $101,703

3. Denver, CO

Average salary (adjusted) = $94,384$ amount higher than closest salary = $106% higher than closest salary = 0.1%Average salary (unadjusted) = $99,143

4. Boston, MA

Average salary (adjusted) = $94,279$ amount higher than closest salary = $2,176% higher than closest salary = 2.4%Average salary (unadjusted) = $105,812

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5. Salt Lake City, UT

Average salary (adjusted) = $92,101$ amount higher than closest salary = $738% higher than closest salary = 0.8%Average salary (unadjusted) = $91,825

6. San Jose, CA

Average salary (adjusted) = $91,363$ amount higher than closest salary = $892% higher than closest salary = 1.0%Average salary (unadjusted) = $116,091

7. Dallas, TX

Average salary (adjusted) = $90,472$ amount higher than closest salary = $2,703% higher than closest salary = 3.1%Average salary (unadjusted) = $91,201

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8. San Francisco, CA

Average salary (adjusted) = $87,769$ amount higher than closest salary = $381% higher than closest salary = 0.4%Average salary (unadjusted) = $110,124

9. Seattle, WA

Average salary (adjusted) = $87,388$ amount higher than closest salary = $533% higher than closest salary = 0.6%Average salary (unadjusted) = $94,067

10. Minneapolis, MN

Average salary (adjusted) = $86,855$ amount higher than closest salary = $7,244% higher than closest salary = 9.1%Average salary (unadjusted) = $89,265

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11. Arlington, VA

Average salary (adjusted) = $79,611$ amount higher than closest salary = $1,033% higher than closest salary = 1.3%Average salary (unadjusted) = $99,265

12. New York, NY

Average salary (adjusted) = $78,578$ amount higher than closest salary = $342% higher than closest salary = 0.4%Average salary (unadjusted) = $101,129

13. Los Angeles, CA

Average salary (adjusted) = $78,235$ amount higher than closest salary = $617% higher than closest salary = 0.8%Average salary (unadjusted) = $95,061

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14. San Diego, CA

Average salary (adjusted) = $77,619$ amount higher than closest salary = $467% higher than closest salary = 0.6%Average salary (unadjusted) = $94,197

15. Washington, DC

Average salary (adjusted) = $77,152Average salary (unadjusted) = $96,200