Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server Skills Salary

A Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server skills earns an average salary of $74,885 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$47,239 - $106,224
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MEDIAN: $75,839
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$14.70 - $53.63
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MEDIAN: $29.78
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,239 - $106,224  
   
Bonus
$978 - $11,679  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $9,787  
Total Pay (?
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$45,793 - $111,367  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 843
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $53.63  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $64.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$978 - $11,679  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $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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$45,793 - $111,367  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience for a Database Administrator (DBA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 446 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Database Administrator (DBA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 295 salaries. An experienced Database Administrator (DBA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 274 salaries. A Database Administrator (DBA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 75 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,309

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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 178 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲22%

Late-Career
▲19%

▲7%

National Average
$76,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 178 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%
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