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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary with UNIX skills

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) with UNIX skills is $78,447 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
$50,420 - $107,307
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $78,447
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$15.49 - $64.11
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,420 - $107,307  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,795  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $6,183  
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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$50,500 - $111,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 488
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.49 - $64.11  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $74.16  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,795  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $6,183  
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).
)
$50,500 - $111,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA) with UNIX skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) with UNIX skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%