Senior Database Administrator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$107,000
$84,000
Min 10%
$107,000
Median 50%
$136,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
White & Case
Highest Paying City
San Mateo, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a senior database administrator make?
Senior Database Administrators in America make, on average, $107,317 a year or $51.6 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $136,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $84,000 per year. Technology companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Database Administrators. California, Washington, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut are some of the states with the best Senior Database Administrator salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Senior Database Administrator is 4.4 years.

Average Senior Database Administrator Salary By Location

As a Senior Database Administrator in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $107,317 per year or $51.6 per hour. San Mateo, CA reports the highest annual salary for Senior Database Administrators at 131,914. Not only that, San Mateo, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $91,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Senior Database Administrator salaries are California, Washington, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. On the other hand, Arkansas, North Dakota, West Virginia, Indiana, and Oklahoma report the lowest wages for Senior Database Administrators.
City
Average Salary

Map of Senior Database Administrator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Senior Database Administrators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Senior Database Administrator Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Senior Database Administrator makes. Technology companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Senior Database Administrators are White & Case and Adobe. If you can find a job at a company like American Imaging Management or MEDNET SOLUTIONS, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Senior Database Administrators.

Average Senior Database Administrator Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Senior Database Administrator works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Insurance companies, Hospitality companies, and Media companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Database Administrators. Insurance companies pay their Senior Database Administrators the highest wages, averaging $116,516 per year. Hospitality companies and Media companies pay well too, at $114,847 and $110,701, respectively. The average salary for Senior Database Administrators in the Finance industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $100,533.
Industry
Average Salary
Insurance
Insurance
$116,516
$117k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$114,847
$115k
Media
Media
$110,701
$111k
Health Care
Health Care
$109,894
$110k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$108,426
$108k
Technology
Technology
$106,991
$107k
Finance
Finance
$100,533
$101k

Senior Database Administrator Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Senior Database Administrator Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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$60,344
$60,344
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$100,000
$100,000
University of Michigan
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$68,462
$68,462
SR. Database Administrator DBA
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$100,000
$100,000
Senior Database Administrator
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01/29/2020
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$100,000
$100,000
Senior Database Administrator
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01/24/2020
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$146,090
$146,090
Senior Database Administrator
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01/11/2020
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$80,000
$80,000
Senior Database Administrator
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01/10/2020
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$90,438
$90,438
Senior Database Administrator
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$100,000
$100,000
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01/02/2020
01/02/2020
$214,961
$214,961