The average Database Administrator with PL/SQL skills can expect to rake in roughly $76K per year. Total cash earnings of Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills range from $45K on the low end to $118K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $15K and $12K, respectively. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision 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. Most Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,155 - $110,645
(Median)
$44K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,763
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$9.71 - $72.42
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$72
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,155 - $110,645  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,617  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $11,745  
Total Pay (?
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$45,280 - $117,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $72.42  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,617  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $11,745  
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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$45,280 - $117,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Database Administrators with PL/SQL skills. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $60K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $83K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $107K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $109K on average.

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
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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
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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