Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $73,725 per year.
Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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$47,899 - $97,747
(Median)
48K
59K
74K
86K
98K
MEDIAN: $73,724
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Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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$16.05 - $57.98
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,899 - $97,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,979  
Profit Sharing
$792 - $9,649  
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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$45,324 - $102,514  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.05 - $57.98  
   
Overtime
$13.09 - $63.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,979  
   
Profit Sharing
$792 - $9,649  
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).
)
$45,324 - $102,514  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,254
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 34%
New York
up arrow 18%
Boston
up arrow 16%
Charlotte
up arrow 15%
Washington
up arrow 13%
Seattle
up arrow 12%
Los Angeles
up arrow 12%
Chicago
up arrow 10%
Houston
up arrow 6%
Dallas
up arrow 5%
Atlanta
up arrow 1%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 1%
Phoenix
up arrow 1%
Columbus
0%
National Average
$74,000
Austin
up arrow 9%
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 9%
Oracle
up arrow 8%
PL/SQL
up arrow 7%
Transact-SQL
up arrow 6%
Linux
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 2%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%
National Average
$74,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 4%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 14%
HTML
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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