Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

Mid-Career Database Administrators can expect wages of $76K per year on average. In the world of Mid-Career Database Administrators, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $46K and $103K. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Database Administrators who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Database Administrators is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,150 - $98,859
(Median)
$49K
$76K
$99K
MEDIAN: $75,529
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50%
90%

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$15.85 - $54.76
(Median)
$16
$27
$55
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,150 - $98,859  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,916  
Profit Sharing
$789 - $8,100  
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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$46,269 - $102,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,646
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.85 - $54.76  
   
Overtime
$1.94 - $66.39  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,916  
   
Profit Sharing
$789 - $8,100  
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).
)
$46,269 - $102,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 233
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 8%

Linux
up arrow 7%

Oracle
up arrow 6%

Transact-SQL
up arrow 5%

PL/SQL
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

Database Administration
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 2%

National Average
$76,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 19%

Data Analysis
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 333 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%
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