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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

A Database Administrator (DBA) in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $78,804 per year. A skill in Oracle is associated with high pay for this job.

$42,918 - $116,085
(Median)
$43K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,803
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Salary
$42,918 - $116,085  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $8,150  
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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$42,360 - $119,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA) in Washington, District of Columbia

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

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 16%

Database Administration
up arrow 2%

National Average
$78,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 13%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%