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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

Median pay for Database Administrators in Houston, Texas lies in the neighborhood of $77K per year. The majority of Houston Database Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Database Administrators in Houston who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (67 percent) are men. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Database Administrator (DBA) in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$50,158 - $105,088
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,125
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Database Administrator (DBA) in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$14.05 - $72.55
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,158 - $105,088  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,341  
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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$41,179 - $118,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.05 - $72.55  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $63.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,341  
   
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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$41,179 - $118,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) in Houston, Texas Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 2%
National Average
$77,000
Database Administration
up arrow 7%
Transact-SQL
up arrow 20%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 29%
Data Analysis
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 6%