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Average Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

$94,299
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,156
Bonus
$4,869
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The average salary for an Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) is $94,299.
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$62k
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$94k
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$129k
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What Do Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)s Do?

Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks
  • Install and configure Oracle and SQLServer in hosted and enterprise environments.
  • Design and enhance data models for an object-oriented application platform.
  • Manage backup and recovery routines.
  • Build and deploy databases for new customers.
  • Maintain and tune up existing customer databases.

Job Satisfaction for Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

3.8 out of 5
(104)
Highly Satisfied
29Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) are from the companies Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Oracle Corp. and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Reported salaries are highest at Booz, Allen, and Hamilton where the average pay is $109,032. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Leidos and Oracle, earning around $103,500 and $100,000, respectively. Tata Consultancy Services Limited pays the lowest at around $71,329. International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,500 and $87,317, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)s?

Skills in Oracle RAC, Linux and Oracle are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oracle 11g and Database Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)s?

An entry-level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,806 based on 21 salaries. An early career Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,927 based on 194 salaries. A mid-career Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,809 based on 247 salaries. An experienced Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,071 based on 284 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,111.
Employees with Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (8.9% more) and Dallas, Texas (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (6.8% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 930 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
20.9%
Mid Career
26.6%
Experienced
30.5%
Late Career
19.8%