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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary in Pittsburgh

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $65,514 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. 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. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Transact-SQL, Oracle, Database Administration, and Microsoft SQL Server.

$38,598 - $85,312
(Median)
$39K
$66K
$85K
MEDIAN: $65,513
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$38,598 - $85,312  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,036  
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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$37,633 - $92,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 15%

Transact-SQL
up arrow 15%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 12%

Database Administration
up arrow 12%

SQL
up arrow 7%

National Average
$67,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 19%
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