Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux Skills Salary

The average Database Administrator with Linux skills can expect to rake in roughly $73K per year. Total incomes of Database Administrators with Linux skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $25K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $45K and $115K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Database Administrators with Linux skills survey respondents are men (76 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$46,439 - $112,430
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MEDIAN: $72,700
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$12.69 - $67.87
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MEDIAN: $26.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,439 - $112,430  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,609  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $24,658  
Total Pay (?
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$45,420 - $114,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.69 - $67.87  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $88.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,609  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $24,658  
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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$45,420 - $114,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $64K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $85K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $104K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $93K by contrast.

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
▲45%

Late-Career
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲18%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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