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Experienced Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

An Experienced Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $81,580 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are UNIX, Linux, and PL/SQL.
$53,210 - $109,111
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $81,579
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$14.72 - $67.66
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,210 - $109,111  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,318  
Profit Sharing
$1,009 - $6,638  
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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$50,871 - $115,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $67.66  
   
Overtime
$23.66 - $76.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,318  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,009 - $6,638  
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).
)
$50,871 - $115,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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Pay Difference by Location

Skills That Affect Experienced Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 16%

PL/SQL
up arrow 11%

Linux
up arrow 11%

Oracle
up arrow 10%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

Transact-SQL
up arrow 1%

SQL
0%

National Average
$82,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 8%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 8%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%

HTML
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 334 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%