The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) with Transact-SQL skills is $76,442 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$51,689 - $105,373
$52K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,442
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$17.55 - $55.96
$18
$31
$56
MEDIAN: $30.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,689 - $105,373  
   
Bonus
$980 - $9,884  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,423  
Total Pay (?
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$51,451 - $109,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.55 - $55.96  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $61.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$980 - $9,884  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,423  
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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$51,451 - $109,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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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
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
034
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$78,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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