Database Administrator (DBA) Salary with PL/SQL skills

Median pay for Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills is around $75K per year. Overall cash earnings for Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills vary widely between $45K and $110K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Male Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,612 - $103,284
(Median)
$46K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $75,372
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$14.93 - $63.35
(Median)
$15
$30
$63
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,612 - $103,284  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $9,973  
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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$44,722 - $109,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 412
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$14.93 - $63.35  
   
Overtime
$12.72 - $95.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $9,973  
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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$44,722 - $109,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA) with PL/SQL skills

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


For many Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $61K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $79K. On average, Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills make $92K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $96K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) with PL/SQL skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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