Database Administrator (DBA) with UNIX Skills Salary

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) with UNIX skills is $75,694 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$45,838 - $119,871
$46K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $75,694
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$24.93 - $34.39
$31
MEDIAN: $30.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,838 - $119,871  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $10,365  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $18,250  
Total Pay (?
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$47,228 - $125,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.77  
   
Overtime
$47.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.36 - $10,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $18,250  
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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$47,228 - $125,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience for a Database Administrator (DBA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Database Administrator (DBA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Database Administrator (DBA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 38 salaries. A Database Administrator (DBA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 21 salaries.

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
▲34%

Late-Career
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%