Database administrator salary in United States
How much does a Database Administrator make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a database administrator is $94,896 per year in the United States. 2.9k salaries reported, updated at September 21, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per year|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Database Administrators in United States
Highest paying cities for Database Administrators near United States
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Database Administrators
Auto Restoration(earn +44.82% more)
The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 37.14% since 2018. Database Administrators with this skill earn +44.82% more than the average base salary, which is $94,896 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this skill||Change from previous year|
|2012||67||increase by 67|
|2013||26||decrease by 61.19%|
|2014||95||increase by 265.38%|
|2015||86||decrease by 9.47%|
|2016||84||decrease by 2.33%|
|2017||66||decrease by 21.43%|
|2018||105||increase by 59.09%|
|2019||66||decrease by 37.14%|
Most common benefits for Database Administrators
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- On-site gym
- Paid time off
- Referral program
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased on 450 ratings
64% of Database Administrators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a Database Administrator
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