How much does a SQL Server Database Administrator make? The average SQL Server Database Administrator salary is $97,274 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $77,825 and $122,550. 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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Kreative Technologies - Fairfax , VA
Microsoft SQL Server Database Developer/Administrator Clearance: US citizen able to obtain a Public Trust Education: Bachelor's in computer science or similar Overview: Kreative Technologies is in ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
ActioNet - Vienna , VA
... SQL server database performance, integrity, and security Develop innovative SQL solutions, such as writing packages, stored procedures, and triggers Experience driving data quality, diagnose data ...
Dice.com - 42 days ago
Virginia Department of Taxation - Richmond , VA
The Oracle Database Administrator performs various activities required to support Oracle databases ... SQL servers as well as Linux Administration Work on capacity planning and will work with vendors to ...
Dice.com - 21 days ago
Primary Responsibilities Overall responsibilities as a Database Administrator (DBA) include ... Experience with Oracle, MS SQL, UNIX, PostGres, and Linux. IND External Referral Bonus Eligible ...
Dice.com - 38 days ago
Cognitio Corp - McLean , VA
Plus and SQL Developer Desired Knowledge/Skills: * Demonstrated extensive experience in database architecture, design, and processing models as well as extensive experience with data architecture ...
Neuvoo - 13 days ago
Sebastian Tech Solutions - Arlington , VA
Sebastian Tech Solutions (STS) has an immediate opportunity for a Database Administrator to work in ... Patching servers, Installing and configuring software, hardware, and networks; responding to ...
ZipRecruiter - 26 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 October 28, 2020. 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 $121,592
Washington, DC $108,285
Miami, FL $94,697
Chicago, IL $103,197
Boston, MA $109,598
New York, NY $117,020
Dallas, TX $96,642
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Average Base Salary

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What is the average salary for SQL Server Database Administrator in 2020?
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 $77,825 to $122,550 with the average base salary of $97,274. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $82,313 to $138,544 with the average total cash compensation of $105,037.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $97,274 $77,825 - $122,550
Bonus $7,763 $4,488 - $15,994
Total Pay $105,037 $82,313 - $138,544
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Senior SQL Database Administrator and SQL Server Database Administrator?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of SQL Server Database Administrator is $97,274, and the average salary of Senior SQL Database Administrator is $122,417. The average salary of Senior SQL Database Administrator is higher than SQL Server Database Administrator. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a SQL Server Database Administrator, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for SQL Server Database Administrator. a SQL Server Database Administrator Salary in New Britain, CT is $105,057 as of October 28, 2020; a SQL Server Database Administrator Salary in Barnstable, MA is $102,577 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 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. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for SQL Server Database Administrator?
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Last Update: October 28, 2020