Database Administrator (DBA) Salary with Linux skills (United States)

A Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux skills earns an average salary of $73,500 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux skills Salary (?
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$44,755 - $104,942
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MEDIAN: $73,500
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Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux skills Salary (?
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$14.82 - $64.34
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,755 - $104,942  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,195  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $7,891  
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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$42,620 - $109,915  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 459
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $64.34  
   
Overtime
$17.57 - $77.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,195  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $7,891  
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).
)
$42,620 - $109,915  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$74,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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