A Database Administrator (DBA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $76,634 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.

$41,217 - $103,496
$41K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,634
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$41,217 - $103,496  
   
Bonus
$9,826  
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$36,000 - $108,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
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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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
037
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$76,000


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
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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