Average Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salary in Dallas, Texas

$117,413
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$8,000
Bonus
$4,913
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The average salary for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in Dallas, Texas is $117,413.
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$92k
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$117k
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$135k
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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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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)s?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Database Administration, Oracle RAC, Oracle, SQL and Microsoft SQL Server.

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

A mid-career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $105,734 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,004 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,292.
Employees with Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 3.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (3.6% more) and New York, New York (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.5% less) and Denver, Colorado (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 70 survey responses.
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
50.0%
Late Career
32.9%