The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $63,465 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, SQL, Database Administration, and Microsoft SQL Server.

$38,773 - $100,732
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$39K
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MEDIAN: $63,464
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$37,881 - $99,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
280,442
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 31%

Transact-SQL
up arrow 31%

SQL
up arrow 27%

Database Administration
up arrow 19%


National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None:
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