Average Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

$114,825
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$84k
MEDIAN
$115k
90%
$146k

The average salary for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) is $114,825 in 2023

Base Salary
$84k - $146k
Bonus
$2k - $19k
Profit Sharing
$999 - $14k
Total Pay
$86k - $155k
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What Do Senior Database Administrator (DBA)s Do?

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

4 out of 5
(169)
Highly Satisfied
38Reviews
Based on 169 responses, the job of Senior Database Administrator (DBA) has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.04 out of 5. On average, Senior Database Administrator (DBA)s are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Senior Database Administrator (DBA)s

What is the highest pay for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)s?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) is $146k / year

What is the lowest pay for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)s?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) is $84k / year

How can Senior Database Administrator (DBA)s increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) that oversees more junior Senior Database Administrator (DBA)s, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.