A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of £29,809 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL.
Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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£16,556 - £45,006
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MEDIAN: £29,809
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Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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£6.84 - £19.40
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National Salary Data

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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£16,556 - £45,006  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,023  
Profit Sharing
£475.00 - £2,023  
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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£15,661 - £46,112  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 499
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£11£22£33
Hourly Rate
£6.84 - £19.40  
   
Overtime
£3.74 - £32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,023  
   
Profit Sharing
£475.00 - £2,023  
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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£15,661 - £46,112  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 499
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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
₤29,000
Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

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SQL
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National Average
₤29,000
Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Microsoft Access
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Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 49 votes.
Gender
Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 49%
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