The average pay for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in Chicago, Illinois is $111,309 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$80,647 - $132,971
$81K
$110K
$130K
MEDIAN: $111,308
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$61.04 - $90.00
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MEDIAN: $71.00
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Salary
$80,647 - $132,971  
   
Bonus
$3,041 - $15,781  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
Total Pay (?
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$82,427 - $148,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$71.22  
   
Overtime
$50.87  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,041 - $15,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$82,427 - $148,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
21%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries



National Average
$119,000


Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 7%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Oracle RAC
up arrow 4%

Oracle 11g
up arrow 4%

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
up arrow 2%

UNIX
up arrow 2%

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
up arrow 2%

Transact-SQL
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

PL/SQL
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$119,000

IBM DB2
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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