The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is $88,873.
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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 se…Read more
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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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)
An early career Database Administrator (DBA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Database Administrator (DBA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,288 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (17.0% less), Denver, Colorado (15.6% less) and New York, New York (12.9% less).
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