Average Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills make around $76K per year. Total cash compensation for Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills runs from $46K to $118K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $24K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills survey respondents are men (73 percent). Job satisfaction for Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,977 - $113,344  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $10,342  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $24,240  
Total Pay (?
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$45,576 - $117,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $71.75  
   
Overtime
$34.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$97.87 - $10,342  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $24,240  
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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$45,576 - $117,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $61K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $83K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $106K. Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $107K on average.

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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