Database Administrator (DBA) Salary with UNIX skills (United States)

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) with UNIX skills is $77,416 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Database Administrator (DBA) with UNIX skills Total Pay (?
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$49,735 - $105,584
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,415
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Database Administrator (DBA) with UNIX skills Total Pay (?
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$15.50 - $75.50
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,735 - $105,584  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,334  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $7,899  
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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$49,503 - $112,090  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 694
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $75.50  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $87.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,334  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $7,899  
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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$49,503 - $112,090  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 694
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Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$78,000
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) with UNIX skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$78,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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