Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in Washington, District of Columbia is $119,890 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$60,659 - $169,677
$61K
$100K
$170K
MEDIAN: $103,593
10%
50%
90%

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$51.02 - $92.51
$71
MEDIAN: $71.00
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$0$190K
Salary $60,659 - $169,677
Bonus $5,000
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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$61,500 - $190,451
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$92
Hourly Rate $71.00
Annual Data $0$190K
Bonus $5,000
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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$61,500 - $190,451
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Senior database administrators work as team leaders with computer engineering teams in order to create database architecture to accomplish the necessary goals of specialized computer software. Senior database administrators have very clear educational goals: they need a bachelor's degree in computer science or in similar fields. They will also need certification for database administration from an accredited board, such as Oracle. It is possible to forgo acquiring a bachelor's degree, but senior database administrators will require several years of work in similar areas as well as extensive self-education on database administration.

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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.

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

▲10%

National Average
$108,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle
▲23%

Oracle 11g
▲14%

PL/SQL
▲14%

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
▲12%

Linux
▲11%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲10%

Oracle RAC
▲9%

SQL
▲6%

National Average
$108,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼4%

UNIX
▼5%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 25%