Database Administrator (DBA) Salary with Linux skills

Earnings for Database Administrators with Linux skills come in at around $75K per year on average. Overall cash earnings for Database Administrators with Linux skills stretch from $44K on the lower end to $110K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Database Administrators with Linux skills (83 percent) who took the survey are men. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$45,613 - $106,620
(Median)
$46K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,193
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$12.38 - $64.11
(Median)
$12
$32
$64
MEDIAN: $31.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,613 - $106,620  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,248  
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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$43,815 - $110,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 352
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.38 - $64.11  
   
Overtime
$8.50 - $73.47  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,248  
   
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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$43,815 - $110,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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 $81K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Database Administrators with Linux skills make a median salary of $92K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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