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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary with Microsoft SQL Server skills

A Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server skills earns an average salary of $71,147 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$45,792 - $97,215
(Median)
$46K
$71K
$97K
MEDIAN: $71,147
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$16.07 - $53.80
(Median)
$16
$29
$54
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,792 - $97,215  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,778  
Profit Sharing
$426.62 - $8,845  
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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$44,985 - $101,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,557
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.07 - $53.80  
   
Overtime
$14.45 - $61.74  
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 - $9,778  
   
Profit Sharing
$426.62 - $8,845  
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).
)
$44,985 - $101,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$72,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 405 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%