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Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

The average salary for an Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) is £39,337 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Oracle RAC is associated with high pay for this job.

£24,930 - £57,866
MEDIAN: £39,336

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
£24,930 - £57,866  
£0.00 - £4,591  
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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).
£25,243 - £66,093  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 153

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Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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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National Average

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Skills That Affect Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


9 %
91 %

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: 64% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 32%