An Experienced Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $89,207 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Linux and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).

$58,586 - $119,233
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MEDIAN: $89,207
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$18.05 - $76.20
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,586 - $119,233  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $10,992  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,668  
Total Pay (?
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$54,470 - $125,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 697
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$18.05 - $76.20  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $90.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$103.04 - $10,992  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,668  
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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$54,470 - $125,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Linux
up arrow 14%

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
up arrow 14%

UNIX
up arrow 9%

Oracle
up arrow 8%


Database Administration
0%

Transact-SQL
0%

Java
0%

National Average
$90,000

SQL
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 8%

MySQL
up arrow 8%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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