How much does a SQL Server Database Administrator make? The average SQL Server Database Administrator salary is $99,374 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $87,378 and $110,682. 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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CRUTCHFIELD CORPORATION - Charlottesville , VA
... Microsoft SQL DBA who is enthusiastic about both administration and development support. At ... Proactively monitor and optimize SQL server performance on Dev, Test, and production in a highly ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 4 days ago
inventium.io LLC - Quantico , VA
Performance tune DB and server connections * Upgrading DB to newer versioning via best practices * Working with MS SQL Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) * Securing Windows, MS SQL, and DBs per DoD ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 12 days ago
The DBA will perform database administrator tasks including monitoring user access and security ... Install, configure, and manage multiple SQL server environments with high availability and disaster ...
ClearedJobs.net - 38 days ago
Electronic Systems, Inc. - Newport News , VA
The primary responsibilities will include SQL server DBA responsible for managing SQL Server databases, configure and maintain database servers and processes, and ensure high levels of performance ...
Upward.net - 51 days ago
Conexess Group - Richmond , VA
Conexess Group is aiding a large healthcare client in their search for a SQL DBA in a remote ... Solid knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server
LinkedIn - 58 days ago
Halvik Corp - Arlington , VA
We are looking for an experienced Senior SQL Server Database Administrator with an Active Clearance to join our team of DBAs responsible for the configuration, performance, maintenance and management ...
Upward.net - 44 days ago

SQL Server Database Administrator Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for SQL Server Database Administrator between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of April 26, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for SQL Server Database Administrator in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $124,217
Washington, DC $110,623
Miami, FL $96,741
Chicago, IL $105,425
Boston, MA $111,964
New York, NY $119,547
Dallas, TX $98,728
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for SQL Server Database Administrator in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of SQL Server Database Administrator in the United States. The base salary for SQL Server Database Administrator ranges from $87,378 to $110,682 with the average base salary of $99,374. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $92,221 to $120,307 with the average total cash compensation of $104,370.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $99,374 $87,378 - $110,682
Bonus $4,996 $4,842 - $9,625
Total Pay $104,370 $92,221 - $120,307
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What's the difference between MS SQL Server Database Administrator and SQL Server Database Administrator?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of SQL Server Database Administrator is $99,374, and the average salary of MS SQL Server Database Administrator is $0. The average salary of MS SQL Server Database Administrator is lower than SQL Server Database Administrator. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
I am a SQL Server Database Administrator, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for SQL Server Database Administrator. a SQL Server Database Administrator Salary in Arlington, MA is $111,964 as of April 26, 2022; a SQL Server Database Administrator Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $105,867 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a SQL Server Database Administrator vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for SQL Server Database Administrator?
Salary ranges for a SQL Server Database Administrator can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022