Database Administrator (DBA) in Houston, Texas Salary

Database Administrators in Houston can expect wages of $78K per year on average. Male Database Administrators in Houston, Texas who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (62 percent) are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,240 - $111,557
(Median)
$52K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,570
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$13.91 - $112.55
(Median)
$14
$18
$110
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,240 - $111,557  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,893  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$36,256 - $114,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $112.55  
   
Overtime
$27.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,893  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$36,256 - $114,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Oracle
up arrow 1%

Database Administration
up arrow 3%

Transact-SQL
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 27%

Data Analysis
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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