A Database Administrator (DBA) with MySQL skills earns an average salary of $64,759 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$39,221 - $108,440
$39K
$65K
$110K
MEDIAN: $64,759
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$12.24 - $48.45
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$48
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,221 - $108,440  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $8,129  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
Total Pay (?
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$37,350 - $109,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.24 - $48.45  
   
Overtime
$20.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $8,129  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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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$37,350 - $109,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
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 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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