Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

An Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $92,129 per year.
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$59,658 - $123,989
$60K
$93K
$120K
MEDIAN: $92,742
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$18.18 - $76.77
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$49
$77
MEDIAN: $49.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,658 - $123,989  
   
Bonus
$244.68 - $15,103  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,304  
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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$59,134 - $133,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 845
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$18.18 - $76.77  
   
Overtime
$25.14 - $78.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$244.68 - $15,103  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,304  
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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$59,134 - $133,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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Job Description for Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

Oracle database administrators are responsible for designing, maintaining and ensuring that the company's Oracle database runs smoothly; they are often responsible for other databases as well. These administrators work alongside other IT specialists, office staff and department heads, and they oversee database assistants. Oracle database administrators work with computers and computer systems daily, running multiple monitors and systems to check their accuracy and workability, as well as troubleshoot any errors found. Common tasks include writing code for a program, testing it to make sure it works, and implementing it into their company software. They may deal with issues in existing software and collaborate with other employees in the company to determine what changes, if any, need to be made.

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Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks

  • Install and configure Oracle and SQLServer in hosted and enterprise environments.
  • Design and enhance data models for an object-oriented application platform.
  • Manage backup and recovery routines.
  • Build and deploy databases for new customers.
  • Maintain and tune up existing customer databases.

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Pay by Experience Level for Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience for an Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 327 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 341 salaries. An experienced Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 399 salaries. An Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 138 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,289

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Key Stats for Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲17%

▲13%

National Average
$95,000

▼3%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries




▲5%

▲4%

▲4%



▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$95,000

Database Administration
▼1%

Oracle 11g
▼1%

▼4%

▼4%

SQL
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 12%
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