The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) is $111,251 per year. A skill in MySQL is associated with high pay for this job.

$87,934 - $137,666
(Median)
$88K
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MEDIAN: $111,250
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$41.21 - $100.00
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MEDIAN: $70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$87,934 - $137,666  
   
Bonus
$147.95 - $19,294  
Profit Sharing
$1,026 - $15,609  
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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$88,527 - $151,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 430
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$41.21 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$147.95 - $19,294  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,026 - $15,609  
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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$88,527 - $151,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

MySQL
up arrow 11%

Linux
up arrow 7%

Oracle RAC
up arrow 6%

UNIX
up arrow 6%

Oracle
up arrow 5%

PL/SQL
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
up arrow 1%

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$116,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Oracle 11g
up arrow 2%

Transact-SQL
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

IBM DB2
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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