$62,581
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,026

Profit Sharing

$1,995

For Entry-Level Database Administrators with Microsoft SQL Server skills, annual average wages total $63K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Database Administrators with Microsoft SQL Server skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $41K and $90K. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Database Administrators with Microsoft SQL Server skills. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Database Administrators with Microsoft SQL Server skills who responded to the questionnaire — 83 percent to be exact. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$42,927 - $86,948
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$14.11 - $42.09
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$0$89K
Salary $42,927 - $86,948
Bonus $499 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $289 - $6,219
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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$40,981 - $89,195
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 789
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $14.11 - $42.09
Overtime $0.00 - $52.76
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $499 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $289 - $6,219
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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$40,981 - $89,195
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

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.

Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 12%