Database Administrator (DBA) Salary with Linux skills

Median pay for Database Administrators with Linux skills is around $76K annually. Final cash compensation to Database Administrators with Linux skills varies from around $45K to approximately $111K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $8K, respectively. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Database Administrators with Linux skills. There are far more male Database Administrators with Linux skills survey respondents than women, making up 83 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,604 - $108,265

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$12.31 - $63.62

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,604 - $108,265  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,266  
Profit Sharing
$301.00 - $8,292  
Total Pay (?
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$45,076 - $111,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 345
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $63.62  
   
Overtime
$16.48 - $73.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,266  
   
Profit Sharing
$301.00 - $8,292  
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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$45,076 - $111,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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 $66K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $82K. Database Administrators with Linux skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $94K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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