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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary in San Francisco

A Database Administrator (DBA) in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $94,758 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$54,725 - $127,888
(Median)
$55K
$95K
$130K
MEDIAN: $94,758
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Salary
$54,725 - $127,888  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,617  
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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$54,448 - $133,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) in San Francisco, California Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$97,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) in San Francisco, California Salaries

SQL
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
$97,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%