Database Administrator (DBA) in San Diego, California Salary

San Diego Database Administrators pull down an average of $92K per year. Database Administrators in San Diego, Calif. who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. For the most part, Database Administrators in San Diego enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While nearly one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a strong majority have dental, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,352 - $118,498
$53K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,671
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50%
90%

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$14.38 - $49.13
$21
MEDIAN: $21.28
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$0$118K
Salary $53,352 - $118,498
Bonus $1,965
Total Pay (?
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$32,149 - $115,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $21.28
Overtime $21.00
Annual Data $0$115K
Bonus $1,965
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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$32,149 - $115,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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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
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience for a Database Administrator (DBA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Database Administrator (DBA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Database Administrator (DBA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 13 salaries. A Database Administrator (DBA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$86,000

Late-Career
▼7%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

SQL
▲24%

Database Administration
▲16%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲16%

National Average
$86,000

Transact-SQL
▼14%

Microsoft Access
▼18%

Microsoft Office
▼27%

MySQL
▼28%

Data Analysis
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 19%
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