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Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) is $86,630 per year.
Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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$58,635 - $115,091
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $86,630
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Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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$16.45 - $100.67
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MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,635 - $115,091  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,365  
Profit Sharing
$1,730 - $9,826  
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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$54,686 - $124,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$16.45 - $100.67  
   
Overtime
$20.86 - $73.97  
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$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,730 - $9,826  
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).
)
$54,686 - $124,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

IBM DB2
up arrow 10%
UNIX
up arrow 7%
PL/SQL
up arrow 7%
Oracle
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 1%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
0%
National Average
$88,000
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 5%
Data Analysis
up arrow 8%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 14%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 15%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%