Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of £29,214 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are UNIX, Linux, PL/SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and MySQL.

£16,202 - £45,068
(Median)
£16K
£29K
£45K
MEDIAN: £29,214
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£6.80 - £20.00
(Median)
£6
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MEDIAN: £8.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£16,202 - £45,068  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,212  
Profit Sharing
£600  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£15,776 - £46,718  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 448
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£12£24£36
Hourly Rate
£6.80 - £20.00  
   
Overtime
£2.52 - £35.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,212  
   
Profit Sharing
£600  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£15,776 - £46,718  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £28,305

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Database Administrator (DBA) Reviews

What is it like working as a Database Administrator (DBA)?

Database Administrator (DBA) in Cardiff:
"The good and the bad"
Pros: flexibility of my employer. Friendly relaxed atmosphere and environment. Ability to take time off as and when I want. Start and finish at the times I want. Regular breaks. Random gifts from time to time from my employer.
Cons: When other staff are off I have to go out in the field and cover their work.

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries



National Average
₤28,000


Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 42%

Linux
up arrow 32%

PL/SQL
up arrow 22%


MySQL
up arrow 17%

up arrow 14%

SQL
up arrow 10%

National Average
₤28,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%



Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 10%

HTML
up arrow 14%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 16%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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