Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in San Francisco Salary

A Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $125,648 per year. A skill in Oracle 11g is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$89,000 - $165,646
$89K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $125,349
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$0$196K
Salary $89,000 - $165,646
Bonus $3,500 - $30,000
Profit Sharing $7,500
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$90,217 - $196,841
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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 San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲4%

National Average
$132,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Late-Career
▼7%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle 11g
▲19%

Transact-SQL
▲5%

SQL
▲1%

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
▲1%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼0%

IBM DB2
▼0%

National Average
$132,000

Oracle RAC
▼3%

PL/SQL
▼5%

Oracle
▼6%

Linux
▼8%

UNIX
▼11%

MySQL
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 12%