Database Administrator (DBA) Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois is $71,786 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.
Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$44,303 - $100,954
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $71,785
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Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$11.96 - $96.96
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,303 - $100,954  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
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$41,176 - $105,114  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $96.96  
   
Overtime
$36.58 - $79.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
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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$41,176 - $105,114  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$72,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

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

Transact-SQL
up arrow 17%
National Average
$72,000
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 6%
SQL
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 19%

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Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 8%
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