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Entry-Level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of $68,322 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i, Performance, and Oracle RAC.
Entry-Level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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$42,865 - $95,885
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $68,321
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Entry-Level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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$14.45 - $65.18
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,865 - $95,885  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$196.27 - $4,932  
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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$42,066 - $100,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 500
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.45 - $65.18  
   
Overtime
$21.93 - $63.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.27 - $4,932  
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).
)
$42,066 - $100,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Chicago
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$69,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
up arrow 21%
Performance
up arrow 18%
Oracle RAC
up arrow 17%
Disaster Recovery
up arrow 7%
PL/SQL
up arrow 5%
UNIX
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 3%
Oracle 11g
up arrow 2%
Oracle 10g
up arrow 2%
Oracle
up arrow 1%
System Administration
0%
National Average
$69,000
Database Administration
up arrow 1%
SQL
up arrow 1%
Database Management
up arrow 4%
Database
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%