How much does an Oracle Database Administrator make in the United States? The average Oracle Database Administrator salary in the United States is $124,405 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $109,836 and $137,642. 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. 

Oracle Database Administrator Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Oracle Database Administrator Salary $96,571 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Oracle Database Administrator Salary $109,836 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Oracle Database Administrator Salary $124,405 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Oracle Database Administrator Salary $137,642 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Oracle Database Administrator Salary $149,694 US June 27, 2024
25% $109,836 10% $96,571 90% $149,694 75% $137,642 $124,405 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does an Oracle Database Administrator need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

1.

Planning: An act or process of making or carrying out plans. Establishment of goals, policies, and procedures for a social or economic unit city planning business planning.

2.

Computer Science: Computer science is the study of computation, automation, and information. Computer science spans theoretical disciplines (such as algorithms, theory of computation, information theory, and automation) to practical disciplines.

3.

SQL Server: Applying SQL server to store and retrieves information or data.

Planning 2.33%
Computer Science 1.97%
SQL Server 1.44%
Others 94.26%
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Job Description for Oracle Database Administrator

Oracle Database Administrator administers, maintains, develops and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the company's Oracle database. Implements data models and database designs, data access and table maintenance codes; resolves Oracle database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues. Being an Oracle Database Administrator may require a bachelor's degree in a related area or in a related area. Typically reports to a manager. To be an Oracle Database Administrator typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Oracle Database Administrator

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Oracle Database Administrator, the first career path typically starts with a Master Data Management Analyst III position, and then Master Data Management Analyst IV.

The second career path typically starts with a Database Administrator III position, and then progresses to Database Administrator IV.

The third career path typically starts with an ERP Administrator III position, and then progresses to ERP System Administration Manager.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically progresses to Salesforce CRM Senior Administrator.

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Oracle Database Administrator salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Oracle Database Administrator, the highest Oracle Database Administrator salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Oracle Database Administrator salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Oracle Database Administrator salary is in Miami, FL, where the Oracle Database Administrator salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

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
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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