Salary Report

Information Technology Job

MySQL
Database Professional

United States Location

Chicago - Gary - Kenosha
IL - IN - WI
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$81,833

Experience Requirement

4 Years and 6 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,453 at 3.00%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 6 Months: $81,833 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $67,400 & $96,265; and, 5% of Jobs top $117,053.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $123,814
5% $117,053
10% $109,265
25% $96,265
33% $91,049
50% $81,833
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 6 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $79,144 $84,521
25% $75,015 $88,650
33% $72,617 $91,049
50% $67,400 $96,265
67% $61,129 $102,536
95% $39,851 $123,814
Salary Average =

$81,833

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 6 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 6 Months $78,916 $2,916 at 3.70%
4 Years and 6 Months $81,833 $2,453 at 3.00%
5 Years and 6 Months $84,286 $2,117 at 2.51%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $69,228 at the low experience of 1 Year and 3 Months; $81,833 at the average experience of 4 Years and 6 Months; and, $88,838 at the top experience of 7 Years and 10 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 1 Year and 3 Months $69,228 $5,049 at 7.29%
Average 4 Years and 6 Months $81,833 $2,453 at 3%
Top 7 Years and 10 Months $88,838 $1,604 at 1.81%

Qualifications

Description

This position involves database administration and architecture often focusing on data warehousing, data modeling and enterprise data integration in addition to installing, configuring, monitoring, maintaining, backing-up, performance tuning, testing, upgrading, implementing enhancements, recovering from disasters and establishing security for databases.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • MySQL;
  • Database Administrator,
    Database Administrator, Database Architect, Database Engineer, Data Modeling or Physical and/or Logical Database Design.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
Manager,
2% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
4% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
Java,
16% of job descriptions,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java, Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE), Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE), JavaApplet, Java Database Call (JDBC), Java Development Kit (JDK), Java Messaging Service (JMS), Jbuilder, JavaServer Faces (JSF), JSP, Java Swing or Sun Certified Java Programmer;
PHP,
27% of job descriptions;
Perl,
32% of job descriptions;
Python,
13% of job descriptions;
XML,
7% of job descriptions;
Extraction, Transformation and Loading (ETL),
11% of job descriptions;
Health Care Industry,
6% of job descriptions,
Health Care, Hospital or Medical
with
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
Finance Industry,
5% of job descriptions,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Financial, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street
with
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA,
23% of jobs;
Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA,
19% of jobs.

Location

Chicago - Gary - Kenosha, IL - IN - WI:

Illinois,
Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Batavia, Barrington, Berwyn, Bollingbrook, Boone, Buffalo Grove, Burbank, Calumet City, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Chicago Heights, Chicago, Cicero, Cook County, Crystal Lake, De Kalb County, De Kalb, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Downers Grove, DuPage County, East Chicago, Elgin, Elk Grove, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Evanston, Geneva, Glendale Heights, Glenview, Grundy County, Hanover Park, Harvard, Harvey, Highland Park, Hines, Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Homewood, Itasca, Joliet, Kane County, Kankakee County, Kendall County, Lake County, Lake Forest, Lansing, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lombard, Maywood, McHenry County, Morris, Mount Prospect, Mundelein, Naperville, Niles, Norridge, North Chicago, Northbrook, Oak Brook, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Ogle, Orland Park, Palatine, Park Forest, Park Ridge, Plano, Riverside, Riverwoods, Rochelle, Rockford, Rolling, Romeoville, Rosemont, Schaumburg, Schiller Park, Skokie, St Charles, Streamwood, Tinley Park, Vernon Hills, Warrenville, Waukegan, Westchester, Wheaton, Wheeling, Will County, Wilmette, Winebago, Wood Dale and Woodridge;
Indiana,
Cedar Lake, Crown Point, East Chicago, Gary, Hammond, Hobart, Lake County, Lake, Merrilvilee, Merrilville, Portage, Porter County, and Valparaiso;
Wisconsin,
Kenosha County and Kenosha.

These locations are all included in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).