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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary with Linux skills

An average Database Administrator with Linux skills can expect to take home roughly $75K annually. Total incomes of Database Administrators with Linux skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $44K and $108K. Most Database Administrators with Linux skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Database Administrators with Linux skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$46,476 - $104,205
(Median)
$46K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,575
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90%

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$15.00 - $65.00
(Median)
$15
$32
$65
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,476 - $104,205  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,147  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $7,946  
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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$44,120 - $108,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 419
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $65.00  
   
Overtime
$17.31 - $74.07  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,147  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $7,946  
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).
)
$44,120 - $108,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux skills

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $65K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $79K. Database Administrators with Linux skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $92K. For some reason, Database Administrators with Linux skills with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $90K.

Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%