What Does a Professional in this Career Do?
Builds integrated data systems for a company or organization. Creates structures needed for different types of information processed, integrates structures in to a system that is reliable and secure, sets system standards, and provides help with troubleshooting and access to data.
There were 497 Database Architect job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 11936 in the United States.
In combination with other careers in the Database Architect industry, which includes the Database Architect career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:
Many new Database Architect jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.
The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $97,596.
The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $105,300.
Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Database Architect postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $79,219.
Education and Experience
Posted Database Architect jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.
Posted Database Architect jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.
|Years of Experience||Percentage|
|0 to 2 years||9%|
|3 to 5 years||44%|
|6 to 8 years||18%|
Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Database Architect positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.
A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.
- Communication Skills (40%)
- Teamwork / Collaboration (36%)
- Problem Solving (31%)
- Planning (19%)
- Research (14%)
A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.
- SQL (42%)
- Data Analysis (26%)
- Data Modeling (22%)
- Data Warehousing (19%)
- Relational Databases (18%)
A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.
- Python (16%)
- Oracle (15%)
- Data Management (13%)
- SAS (12%)
- Business Process (12%)
A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.
- Data Governance (7%)
- Apache Hadoop (6%)
- Data Structures (6%)
- NoSQL (6%)
- Data Transformation (6%)
Alternative Job Titles
Sometimes employers post jobs with Database Architect skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:
- Data Modeler
- Business Information Consultant
- Automation Architect
- Business Information Consultant Senior
If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.
- Data Warehouse Developer
- Database Analyst / Developer
- Informatica Developer
- Data Analyst (General)
- Data Manager
- Senior Data Analyst
- ETL Developer
Here are the employers that have posted the most Database Architect jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.
- Anthem Blue Cross (2211)
- Travelers (199)
- USAA (157)
- IBM (157)
- Deloitte (142)
- Anthem Blue Cross (32)
- Deloitte (10)
- Cynet Systems (9)
- IBM (8)
- Gilead Sciences (7)