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

The average pay for a Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) is $86,598 per year.
Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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$58,323 - $115,258
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $86,598
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Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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$17.78 - $100.00
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,323 - $115,258  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,208  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $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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$53,905 - $125,801  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 374
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.78 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$21.45 - $90.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,208  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $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).
)
$53,905 - $125,801  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 374
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Washington
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$88,000
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

PL/SQL
up arrow 10%
UNIX
up arrow 7%
Oracle
up arrow 6%
Linux
up arrow 6%
Java
up arrow 5%
National Average
$88,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 8%
Data Analysis
up arrow 8%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 14%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 17%
HTML
up arrow 19%
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%
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