A Database Administrator (DBA) in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $87,233 per year. A skill in Oracle is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,234 - $122,554
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$35K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,232
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$15.10 - $84.43
(Median)
$15
$35
$84
MEDIAN: $35.00
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Salary
$35,234 - $122,554  
   
Bonus
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$35,234 - $137,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $84.43  
   
Overtime
$32.46  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$6,500  
   
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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$35,234 - $137,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%


Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$86,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 14%

MySQL
up arrow 10%

Database Administration
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

National Average
$86,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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