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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois is $74,825 per year. A skill in Transact-SQL is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$44,596 - $101,994
(Median)
$45K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,824
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$12.00 - $49.00
(Median)
$12
$25
$49
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,596 - $101,994  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
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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$40,061 - $105,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $49.00  
   
Overtime
$29.49 - $79.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
   
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).
)
$40,061 - $105,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Transact-SQL
up arrow 13%

National Average
$75,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Database Administration
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 22%

PL/SQL
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 6%