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

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois is $71,440 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 Total Pay (?
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$44,757 - $100,517
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $71,439
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Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$12.00 - $76.50
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,757 - $100,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
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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$41,253 - $104,470  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $76.50  
   
Overtime
$36.58 - $79.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
   
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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$41,253 - $104,470  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$72,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

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

Transact-SQL
up arrow 18%
National Average
$72,000
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 7%
SQL
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 18%

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
22%
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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