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Database Administration (DBA) Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Database Administration (DBA) Manager is $104,813 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.
Database Administration (DBA) Manager Salary (?
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$51,741 - $132,498
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Database Administration (DBA) Manager Salary (?
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$11.92 - $60.57
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,741 - $132,498  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,717  
Profit Sharing
$1,012 - $17,540  
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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$46,828 - $144,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 480
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $60.57  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $77.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,717  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,012 - $17,540  
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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$46,828 - $144,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Job Description for Database Administration (DBA) Manager

A database administration (DBA) manager is a key player in the maintenance of a company’s data infrastructure. They implement and maintain databases, as well as work with the many other information technology professionals in their organization to ensure the security, availability, and speed of a company’s databases. They may also work with other stakeholders in the company’s information architecture, such as upper management and department heads. Most database administration managers work with the data of a single company, though some operate in a consulting role.
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Database Administration (DBA) Manager Tasks
  • Act as a resource for database administrators on policies, procedures and technical issues.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Manage the database administration department's daily operation.

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Los Angeles
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Houston
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Dallas
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Atlanta
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Seattle
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National Average
$106,000
Chicago
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Denver
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Experience Affects Database Administration (DBA) Manager Salaries

National Average
$106,000

Skills That Affect Database Administration (DBA) Manager Salaries

Linux
up arrow 11%
PL/SQL
up arrow 9%
Oracle
up arrow 8%
UNIX
up arrow 7%
SQL
up arrow 2%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%
National Average
$106,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 11%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 18%
Java
up arrow 22%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 28%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 29%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 34%
HTML
up arrow 47%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%