A Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft Office skills earns an average salary of $61,275 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.

$38,490 - $96,187
$38K
$61K
$96K
MEDIAN: $61,275
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$12.56 - $34.77
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$35
MEDIAN: $18.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,490 - $96,187  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,255  
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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$31,777 - $95,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.56 - $34.77  
   
Overtime
$14.90 - $44.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,255  
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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$31,777 - $95,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

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

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$57,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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