Average Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

$74,431
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$48k
MEDIAN
$74k
90%
$112k

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) is $74,431

Base Salary
$48k - $112k
Bonus
$516 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$494 - $12k
Commission
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$41k - $114k
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What Do Database Administrator (DBA)s Do?

Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks
  • Implement, configure, and troubleshoot database instances, replication, backup, partitions, storage, and access.
  • Set user privileges within the database environment.
  • Monitor and optimize system performance using index tuning, disk optimization, and other methods.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain a database system.
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How do Database Administrator (DBA)s Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
(463)
Highly Satisfied
62Reviews
Based on 463 responses, the job of Database Administrator (DBA) has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.81 out of 5. On average, Database Administrator (DBA)s are highly satisfied with their job.