Database Administrator (DBA) Salary in Houston, Texas

For Database Administrators in Houston, Texas, annual average wages total $77K per year. More than half of Database Administrators in Houston (65 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, Houston Database Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,007 - $107,315
(Median)
$51K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,339
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$14.00 - $92.50
(Median)
$14
$18
$92
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,007 - $107,315  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
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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$40,745 - $116,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $92.50  
   
Overtime
$19.83 - $49.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
   
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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$40,745 - $116,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$77,000


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

Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
0%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Database Administration
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Transact-SQL
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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%
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