Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary
Mid-Career Database Administrators can expect to earn an average of $78K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Database Administrators, overall income ranges from $46K near the bottom to $111K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career Database Administrators greatly outnumber their female counterparts. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Pay Difference by Location
Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Database Administrators, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 33 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Database Administrators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+30 percent), Chicago (+23 percent), Houston (+21 percent), and Los Angeles (+18 percent). In Cincinnati, salaries are 19 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Dallas and 1 percent less in Orlando, below-median salaries for those in this field.