Average Early-Career Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

$64,565
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$65k
90%
$88k

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) is $64,565

Base Salary
$44k - $88k
Bonus
$501 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$403 - $10k
Total Pay
$37k - $91k
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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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