Database Administrator (DBA) in San Antonio, Texas Salary

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) in San Antonio, Texas is $71,753 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$42,383 - $97,871
$42K
$65K
$98K
MEDIAN: $65,000
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50%
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Salary $42,383 - $97,871
Bonus $3,000
Profit Sharing $2,500
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$31,409 - $96,547
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Database Administrator (DBA)

A database administrator (DBA) is an IT professional who ensures that the software used to manage a database is properly maintained to allow rapid access when needed. Because constant access, searches, traffic are likely to have a damaging effect on any company database, the DBA works to maintain the efficiency of the servers. He or she also will typically work to ensure data security, coordinating with an IT security professional or team in larger companies to help maintain the integrity of sensitive business data.

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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.

About San Antonio, Texas

Bexar County, Texas
1,469,824
Male:
721,405 (49.1%)
Female:
748,419 (50.9%)
San Antonio (/ˌsæn ænˈtoʊni.oʊ/ Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populated city in the United States and the second-most populous city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1,409,019. It was the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010, and the second from 1990 to 2000. The city straddles South Texas and Central Texas and is on the southwestern corner of an urban megaregion known as the Texas Triangle. San Antonio serves as the seat of Bexar County. Recent annexations have extended the city's boundaries into Medina County and, though for only a very tiny area near the city of Garden Ridge, into Comal County. The city has characteristics of other western urban centers in which there are sparsely populated areas and a low density rate outside of the city limits. San Antonio is...
San Antonio:
$48,869
Texas:
$55,653
$901
San Antonio:
$126,600
Texas:
$152,000
3.8%

Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲17%

▼0%

National Average
$63,000

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Database Administration
▲3%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲1%

National Average
$63,000

Transact-SQL
▼2%

SQL
▼16%

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: