How much does a Database Administrator III make in the United States? The average Database Administrator III salary in the United States is $120,120 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $107,851 and $131,761. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Database Administrator III

Database Administrator III designs, manages and maintains the company database of medium to high complexity. Evaluates and optimizes database configuration and access. Being a Database Administrator III resolves database performance and capacity issues. Performs database recovery and back-up. Additionally, Database Administrator III may require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Database Administrator III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Database Administrator III typically requires 4-6 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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