A Database Administrator (DBA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $76,661 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$50,650 - $104,400
(Median)
$51K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,661
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$50,650 - $104,400  
   
Bonus
$9,826  
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$40,851 - $112,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,518,685
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Transact-SQL
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

National Average
$76,000

Database Administration
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%

Data Analysis
up arrow 44%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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