How much does a Database Administrator I make in the United States? The average Database Administrator I salary in the United States is $68,163 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $60,236 and $79,014. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Database Administrator I

Database Administrator I administers and maintains the company database and data warehouses. Implements and monitors database access and configurations. Being a Database Administrator I resolves database performance and capacity issues. Performs database recovery and back-up. Additionally, Database Administrator I may involve in capacity planning, and some development work. May require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. The Database Administrator I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Database Administrator I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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