A Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft Office skills earns an average salary of $59,613 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$38,540 - $94,966
(Median)
$39K
$60K
$95K
MEDIAN: $59,613
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$11.97 - $33.72
(Median)
$12
$18
$34
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,540 - $94,966  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
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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$31,350 - $94,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $33.72  
   
Overtime
$14.72 - $41.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
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).
)
$31,350 - $94,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$55,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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