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

A Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $74,032 per year.
Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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$47,949 - $98,075
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $74,032
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Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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$16.09 - $56.69
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,949 - $98,075  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,008  
Profit Sharing
$817 - $9,674  
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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$45,341 - $102,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,952
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.09 - $56.69  
   
Overtime
$17.11 - $63.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,008  
   
Profit Sharing
$817 - $9,674  
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).
)
$45,341 - $102,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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New York
up arrow 18%
Boston
up arrow 16%
Washington
up arrow 14%
Seattle
up arrow 13%
Charlotte
up arrow 13%
Chicago
up arrow 11%
Los Angeles
up arrow 11%
Houston
up arrow 8%
Dallas
up arrow 5%
Atlanta
up arrow 1%
Phoenix
up arrow 1%
Pittsburgh
0%
Columbus
0%
National Average
$75,000
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
$75,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 5%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%
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: 9%