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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary with Linux skills

Database Administrators with Linux skills can expect wages of $75K annually on average. Total cash earnings of Database Administrators with Linux skills range from $43K on the low end to $111K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $8K, respectively. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Database Administrators with Linux skills. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Male Database Administrators with Linux skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$45,868 - $107,905
(Median)
$46K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,165
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50%
90%

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$14.79 - $63.02
(Median)
$15
$31
$63
MEDIAN: $31.00
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90%

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National Salary 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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,868 - $107,905  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,284  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $8,000  
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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$43,285 - $111,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 379
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $63.02  
   
Overtime
$17.40 - $73.76  
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 - $10,284  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $8,000  
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).
)
$43,285 - $111,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $65K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $80K. On average, Database Administrators with Linux skills make $92K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%