Database administrator

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How much does a Database Administrator make in the United States?

Average base salary
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2.2k salaries reported, updated at May 20, 2020
$95,509
per year
The average salary for a database administrator is $95,509 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Food provided
  • Health savings account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for database administrators

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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 $95,509 per year.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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+30.77%
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Docker
+26.48%
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OBIEE
+15.27%
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Most common benefits for Database Administrators

  • Food provided
  • Health savings account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance

Salary satisfaction

Based 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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