Database Administrator (DBA) in San Diego, California Salary

Database Administrators in San Diego take home approximately $90K annually on average. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Work is enjoyable for San Diego Database Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$45,500 - $117,447
$46K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,080
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50%
90%

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$15.00 - $52.44
$43
MEDIAN: $43.00
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$45,500 - $117,447  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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$31,627 - $119,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Hourly Rate
$43.00  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$31,627 - $119,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $70K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $92K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $107K. Database Administrators in San Diego who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $80K.

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Late-Career
▼13%

▼25%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

SQL
▲15%

Database Administration
▲8%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲7%

National Average
$93,000

Transact-SQL
▼20%

Microsoft Access
▼24%

Microsoft Office
▼32%

MySQL
▼34%

Data Analysis
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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