Average Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

$109,671
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$82k
MEDIAN
$110k
90%
$139k

The average salary for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) is $109,671

Base Salary
$82k - $139k
Bonus
$2k - $17k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $10k
Total Pay
$82k - $149k
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What Do Senior Database Administrator (DBA)s Do?

Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks
  • Manage and mentor small team of DBAs.
  • Work closely with programming staff on database design changes to meet business requirements.
  • Develop innovation, strategies, processes, and best practices.
  • Design, architect, and build databases from determining business requirements.
  • Write and troubleshoot complex stored procedures.
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Job Satisfaction for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

4.1 out of 5
(280)
Highly Satisfied
35Reviews
Based on 280 responses, the job of Senior Database Administrator (DBA) has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.07 out of 5. On average, Senior Database Administrator (DBA)s are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
83.9%
Female
15.4%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 771 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

82%

Vision

75%

None

12%