Every year, I run a salary survey for folks in the database industry. This year, I was especially curious to see the results to find out whether salaries went up. Anecdotally, I’ve seen a lot of people jumping ship to new companies due to the Great Resignation – but what does the data actually show? Let’s find out.
Download the results here and slice & dice ’em to see what’s important to you.
I’m a database administrator, so I filtered for DBAs in the United States and then looked at average salary, and yes, it took a pretty good jump this year:
About a 5% raise, much higher than previous years:
That’s a good sign, but I’ll leave it to y’all to dig into the numbers that mean the most to you, and in the comments, tell me what you see.
Update: Mattia Nocerino has a free Tableau report with this year’s data.