Database Administrator salary in United States

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

1.7k salaries reported, updated at October 18, 2021
$88,241
per year

The average salary for a database administrator is $88,241 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Referral program
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Food provided
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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

Most recommended skill

Auto Restoration

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 $88,241 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
201267increase by 67
201326decrease by 61.19%
201495increase by 265.38%
201586decrease by 9.47%
201684decrease by 2.33%
201766decrease by 21.43%
2018105increase by 59.09%
201966decrease by 37.14%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Oracle EBS
+22.39%
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VersionOne
+81.50%
3Company icon
Apache
+30.77%
72Company icon
Docker
+26.48%
49Company icon
OBIEE
+15.27%
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Most common benefits for Database Administrators

  • Referral program
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Food provided
  • Health insurance
  • Gym membership
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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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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