The average pay for an Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) is £42,097 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Oracle RAC is associated with high pay for this job.

£18,370 - £57,318
MEDIAN: £42,097

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£18,370 - £57,318  
£868 - £5,872  
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£18,502 - £57,125  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Pay by Experience Level for Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £42,017

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Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) in Nottingham:
"don't be a geek"
No one wants the traditional geek anymore. They want the technical skills plus the knowledge of the application plus the knowledge of the business plus the ability to pull it all together quickly under pressure, with the ability to articulate available options to senior management...good luck!

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Experience Affects Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

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Skills That Affect Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


12 %
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 32%