Experienced Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

An Experienced Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $82,583 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Linux, PL/SQL, UNIX, and Oracle.

$53,687 - $111,951
(Median)
$54K
$83K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,583
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$14.74 - $64.34
(Median)
$15
$32
$64
MEDIAN: $32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,687 - $111,951  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,189  
Profit Sharing
$872 - $7,397  
Commission
$13,000  
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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$50,820 - $117,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $64.34  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $85.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,189  
   
Commission
$13,000  
Profit Sharing
$872 - $7,397  
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).
)
$50,820 - $117,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Linux
up arrow 15%

PL/SQL
up arrow 13%

UNIX
up arrow 12%

Oracle
up arrow 11%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

Transact-SQL
up arrow 1%

Database Administration
0%

National Average
$83,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 8%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 9%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 232 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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