Experienced Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

An Experienced Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $90,157 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Linux, Oracle, and UNIX.

$59,597 - $120,060
$60K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,218
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$17.98 - $75.50
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$37
$76
MEDIAN: $36.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,597 - $120,060  
   
Bonus
$331.92 - $11,705  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,526  
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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$54,903 - $126,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 721
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$17.98 - $75.50  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $77.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$331.92 - $11,705  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,526  
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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$54,903 - $126,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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National Average: $91,536

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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%
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Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
▲14%

Linux
▲14%

Oracle
▲10%

UNIX
▲10%


▼0%

National Average
$92,000

Database Administration
▼1%

Java
▼1%

SQL
▼3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%

Data Analysis
▼8%

MySQL
▼9%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼15%

Microsoft Office
▼18%

Microsoft Access
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 11%
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