Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) is $85,521 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Performance Analysis and Performance. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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$53,058 - $117,316
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MEDIAN: $85,520
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Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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$19.35 - $80.68
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MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,058 - $117,316  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,858  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $7,891  
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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$53,399 - $126,392  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,696
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$19.35 - $80.68  
   
Overtime
$22.40 - $82.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,858  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $7,891  
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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$53,399 - $126,392  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,696
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Job Description for Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)
Oracle database administrators or DBAs solely support Oracle databases and often the product data management systems, websites and software applications that access Oracle.
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Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks
  • Build and deploy databases for new customers.
  • Maintain and tune up existing customer databases.
  • Manage backup and recovery routines.
  • Install and configure Oracle and SQLServer in hosted and enterprise environments.
  • Design and enhance data models for an object-oriented application platform.
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Experience Affects Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

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$88,000

Skills That Affect Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

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Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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