Database Administrator (DBA) Salary with Transact-SQL skills (United States)

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) with Transact-SQL skills is $72,337 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Database Administrator (DBA) with Transact-SQL skills Salary (?
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$45,951 - $97,371
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MEDIAN: $72,336
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Database Administrator (DBA) with Transact-SQL skills Salary (?
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$20.23 - $50.00
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,951 - $97,371  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,730  
Profit Sharing
$342.55 - $10,087  
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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$46,238 - $102,613  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 326
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$20.23 - $50.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $76.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,730  
   
Profit Sharing
$342.55 - $10,087  
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).
)
$46,238 - $102,613  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Orlando
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Chicago
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New York
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Charlotte
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Boston
up arrow 9%
Denver
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Pittsburgh
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Phoenix
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National Average
$74,000
Portland
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San Diego
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) with Transact-SQL skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$74,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 7%
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