Average Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server Skills Salary

$76,658
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$108k

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) is $76,658

Base Salary
$51k - $108k
Bonus
$973 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$973 - $11k
Total Pay
$49k - $112k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
78.5%
Female
21.1%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 660 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

79%

Vision

70%

None

15%