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

A Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $73,478 per year.
Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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$47,740 - $97,518
(Median)
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73K
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98K
MEDIAN: $73,478
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Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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$15.99 - $57.08
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,740 - $97,518  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,934  
Profit Sharing
$829 - $9,584  
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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$45,328 - $102,117  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,371
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.99 - $57.08  
   
Overtime
$16.77 - $63.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,934  
   
Profit Sharing
$829 - $9,584  
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).
)
$45,328 - $102,117  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,371
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Charlotte
up arrow 15%
Nashville
up arrow 13%
Seattle
up arrow 11%
Washington
up arrow 10%
Los Angeles
up arrow 10%
up arrow 9%
Boston
up arrow 7%
Houston
up arrow 7%
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Atlanta
0%
Pittsburgh
0%
National Average
$74,000
Phoenix
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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 7%
Linux
up arrow 5%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
SQL
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 12%
Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 15%
HTML
up arrow 17%
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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%
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