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Entry-Level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

An Entry-Level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $68,910 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i, Performance, Oracle RAC, and Oracle 10g.
$44,034 - $96,613
(Median)
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97K
MEDIAN: $68,909
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$14.90 - $65.00
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,034 - $96,613  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,951  
Profit Sharing
$194.58 - $5,034  
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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$42,832 - $100,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 510
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $65.00  
   
Overtime
$21.20 - $66.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,951  
   
Profit Sharing
$194.58 - $5,034  
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).
)
$42,832 - $100,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) in Melbourne:
"Flexible."
Be flexible when working with Oracle Databases. Provide yourself with many tools to do the job and don't stick to just one process.

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

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
up arrow 18%

Performance
up arrow 16%

Oracle RAC
up arrow 14%

Oracle 10g
up arrow 10%

PL/SQL
up arrow 8%

Disaster Recovery
up arrow 6%

UNIX
up arrow 2%

Oracle 11g
0%

Linux
0%

National Average
$70,000

Oracle
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

System Administration
up arrow 2%

Database Administration
up arrow 3%

Database Management
up arrow 6%

Database
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 12%