Database Administrator (DBA) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois is $73,959 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.

$42,017 - $102,699
(Median)
$42K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,958
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$12.04 - $44.85
(Median)
$12
$19
$45
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,017 - $102,699  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Total Pay (?
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$39,373 - $104,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $44.85  
   
Overtime
$24.06 - $61.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
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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$39,373 - $104,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

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

Transact-SQL
up arrow 15%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
$73,000

SQL
up arrow 4%

Database Administration
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 20%

PL/SQL
up arrow 22%

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
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%
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