How much does a Database Administrator make in the United States? The average Database Administrator salary in the United States is $92,545 as of May 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $80,742 and $105,032. 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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Buchanan and Edwards - Stafford , VA
The MCRISS Senior Database Administrator plays a significant role as a member of our team on this critical Marine Corps project which supports over 4,000 active Marine Corps recruiters (The Marine ... - 2 days ago
Credence Management Solutions - Fairfax , VA
... as a DBA. Prior experience in various scripting languages Data modeling and design Procedural Skills (Triggers, stored procs, functions) Metadata management and repository usage Ensuring data ... - 4 days ago
Careerbuilder-US - Herndon , VA
Database Administrator III Herndon, VA Temp to Perm Summary: Provides technical direction for database design, maintenance, and administration. Evaluates and recommends available DBMS products after ...
Neuvoo - 17 days ago
American Association Of Motor Vehicle Admin. - Arlington , VA
The DBA provides and designs tools to assist in the management of the database and transaction processing environment. The DBA position works in a team-oriented environment supporting 24X7 ... - 32 days ago
Laulima Government Solutions - Fort Lee , VA
Laulima Government Solutions is looking for a qualified Database Administrator to provide database management services to a Department of Defense customer in Fort Lee, VA. Description of ... - 31 days ago
Mythics, Inc - Virginia Beach , VA
Mythics is seeking a Database AdministratorDeveloper, Junior-level with a development experience using SQL, PLSQL and Apex. This person will be responsible for building new andor upgraded solutions ... - 33 days ago

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