Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

An Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $89,546 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$58,579 - $120,594
(Median)
$59K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,545
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$19.45 - $78.46
(Median)
$19
$49
$78
MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,579 - $120,594  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,308  
Profit Sharing
$15.32 - $12,040  
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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$58,072 - $130,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,565
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$19.45 - $78.46  
   
Overtime
$22.59 - $87.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,308  
   
Profit Sharing
$15.32 - $12,040  
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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$58,072 - $130,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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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

  • 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



National Average
$92,000



Skills That Affect Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries






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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 228 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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