Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux Skills Salary

The average Database Administrator with Linux skills can expect to rake in roughly $79K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $11K and $6K, respectively — total cash payment to Database Administrators with Linux skills can bottom out near $47K or peak near $120K depending on individual performance. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Database Administrators with Linux skills. 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 Database Administrators with Linux skills who answered the questionnnaire. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$47,658 - $118,371
$48K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,212
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$13.33 - $59.18
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$0$120K
Salary $47,658 - $118,371
Bonus $600 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $1,561 - $5,918
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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$46,686 - $120,185
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 175
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $13.33 - $59.18
Overtime $46.53
Annual Data $0$120K
Bonus $600 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $1,561 - $5,918
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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$46,686 - $120,185
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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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 $64,000 based on 116 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 $85,000 based on 62 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 $104,000 based on 38 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 $93,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
▲35%

Late-Career
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 14%
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