The average pay for a Database Administration (DBA) Manager is $103,647 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Linux and UNIX.
Database Administration (DBA) Manager Total Pay (?
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$51,313 - $131,361
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Database Administration (DBA) Manager Total Pay (?
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$12.95 - $58.73
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,313 - $131,361  
   
Bonus
$48.72 - $19,850  
Profit Sharing
$1,026 - $14,681  
Total Pay (?
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$44,141 - $142,432  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 600
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$12.95 - $58.73  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $76.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$48.72 - $19,850  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,026 - $14,681  
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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$44,141 - $142,432  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 600
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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
Los Angeles
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New York
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Houston
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Chicago
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National Average
$105,000
Denver
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Experience Affects Database Administration (DBA) Manager Salaries

National Average
$105,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Database Administration (DBA) Manager Salaries

Linux
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UNIX
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PL/SQL
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SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
$105,000
Windows Operating System General Use
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Gender
Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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