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

The average pay for a Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) is $86,317 per year. A skill in IBM DB2 is associated with high pay for this job.
Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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$58,494 - $114,549
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $86,317
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Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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$17.17 - $99.33
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MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,494 - $114,549  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,313  
Profit Sharing
$2,100 - $8,000  
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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$53,699 - $123,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 308
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$17.17 - $99.33  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $73.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,313  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,100 - $8,000  
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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$53,699 - $123,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

IBM DB2
up arrow 10%
Linux
up arrow 7%
PL/SQL
up arrow 7%
UNIX
up arrow 6%
Oracle
up arrow 5%
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 4%
Data Analysis
up arrow 7%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 9%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 13%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%