Database Administrator (DBA) with Linux Skills Salary

For Database Administrators with Linux skills, annual average wages total $79K per year. Overall cash earnings for Database Administrators with Linux skills stretch from $47K on the lower end to $120K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $11K from bonuses and $6K from profit sharing. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Database Administrators with Linux skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$47,700 - $120,552
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$80K
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MEDIAN: $80,215
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$13.18 - $43.29
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$0$122K
Salary $47,700 - $120,552
Bonus $582 - $13,395
Profit Sharing $1,573 - $5,872
Total Pay (?
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$46,713 - $122,226
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 183
Hourly Data $0$89
Hourly Rate $13.18 - $43.29
Overtime $-0.50 - $89.40
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $582 - $13,395
Profit Sharing $1,573 - $5,872
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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$46,713 - $122,226
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience for a Database Administrator (DBA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 116 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Database Administrator (DBA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Database Administrator (DBA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 38 salaries. A Database Administrator (DBA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Late-Career
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 11%
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