Database Administrator salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$136,500
$22,250
Additional Cash Compensation
$158,750
Total Compensation
Median: $137K
Min: $95K
Max: $166K

How Much Does a Database Administrator Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Database Administrator in Chicago is $136,500. The average additional cash compensation for a Database Administrator in Chicago is $22,250. The average total compensation for a Database Administrator in Chicago is $158,750. Database Administrator salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Database Administrator employees in Chicago.

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Database Administrator jobs in Chicago

Senior Database Administrator

Remote
4 days ago
+28
Sr. Database Administrator Cooler Screens is backed and led by some of the most prominent Chicago & Silicon Valley leaders, advisers, and investors and has developed a digital solution to create and transform a multibillion-dollar industry and positively affect the buying experiences of consumers in the US and beyond. If you’re looking to get on the ground floor of the next digital revolution and Chicago tech success story – this opportunity may

Database Administrator

Remote
1 week ago
+50
Our all-in-one software platform gives HR pros a way to easily manage daily tasks in payroll, benefits, talent, and workforce management.   But what makes us different is that our technology is backed by a culture that cares. We care about our team members, clients, and partners – because people matter most. And people have always been at the heart of our business.   Since our founding in 1997, this is the thing that's stayed the same, from our

Database Administrator (Postgres, MongoDB)

Chicago
2 days ago
+30
You will work as part of the Ops team, but partner with application engineering teams to ensure that our database infrastructure is prepared to serve our millions of customers today and into the future. Monitor database performance, holistically address systemic issues. Build processes to enable self-service database provisioning for broad engineering use (i.e. databases as a push-button service). Provide expertise and tooling to engineers for common database functions (version upgrades, migrations, seeding, testing, and performance monitoring). Work with security, audit, and compliance teams to certify we're following policy.

Postgres/MySQL/MongoDB Database Administrator

Chicago
3 days ago
+38
Vail Systems is seeking a Database Administrator familiar with managing opensource relational and document-oriented databases and code that interacts with them. As a Postgres/MySQL/MongoDB Database Administrator, you will be expected to resolve any inefficient queries that appear in the logs and initiate updates to the latest database version. You would also be responsible for performing data transfers between Postgres/MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and MongoDB databases. This is a team-oriented role where you will collaborate with other highly technical engineering staff to accomplish project tasks.

CA Datacom Systems Programmer and Database Administrator

West Suburbs
16 hours ago
+38
The successful candidate will perform mainframe database software upgrades coupled with administration and tuning to support our customers’ CA Datacom environments. The individual will need to work with vendor personnel to achieve timely solutions of database problems. The individual will be responsible for day-to-day database maintenance such as database definition changes, backups and restores, monitoring space growth, database reorganizations, creating and maintaining disaster recovery procedures and overall support of customer needs and requests. The successful candidate will be called upon to perform a variety of tasks including database optimization, database performance reviews and tuning, and new client onboarding. The individual will provide 24x7 on call support as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members. The individual will maintain documentation for all the tasks completed on a regular basis and adhere the change management policy. System programming knowledge of multiple DBMS’s is a bonus.

Staff Systems Administrator - Production Systems & Databases

Remote
1 day ago
+64
As a key member of the Self Host Operation Team you will be assisting our self-hosted customers to troubleshoot their system/database/infrastructure related problems. In this challenging role you will ensure the availability and reliability of the ServiceNow applications running within our customer self-hosted environments. You will also work closely with engineers and developers in Cloud Opereations and across the company.

Staff Systems Administrator - Production Systems & Databases

Remote
1 day ago
+64
As a key member of the Self Host Operation Team you will be assisting our self-hosted customers to troubleshoot their system/database/infrastructure related problems. In this challenging role you will ensure the availability and reliability of the ServiceNow applications running within our customer self-hosted environments. You will also work closely with engineers and developers in Cloud Opereations and across the company.

Staff Systems Administrator - Production Systems & Databases

Remote
1 day ago
+64
As a key member of the Self Host Operation Team you will be assisting our self-hosted customers to troubleshoot their system/database/infrastructure related problems. In this challenging role you will ensure the availability and reliability of the ServiceNow applications running within our customer self-hosted environments. You will also work closely with engineers and developers in Cloud Opereations and across the company.

Staff Systems Administrator - Production Systems & Databases - Federal

Remote
1 day ago
+64
As a key member of the Self Host Operation Team you will be assisting our self-hosted customers to troubleshoot their system/database/infrastructure related problems. In this challenging role you will ensure the availability and reliability of the ServiceNow applications running within our customer self-hosted environments, at the mean time work closely with engineers and developers across the company.

Database Administrator Salary ranges

The most common Database Administrator salary in Chicago is between $130k - $140k.

Average Database Administrator Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Database Administrator make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $142,000 on average.

Database Administrator Salary by gender

The average Database Administrator salary for women is $95,000 and the average Database Administrator salary for men is $141,833.

Database Administrator Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Database Administrator with 7+ years of experience is $146,000.

Average Data + Analytics salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Junior Data Analyst $61,722
Min: $36K
Max: $85K
Data Analyst $69,819
Min: $42K
Max: $150K
Junior Business Analyst $72,000
Min: $72K
Max: $72K
Business Analyst $75,231
Min: $35K
Max: $180K
Business Intelligence Analyst $85,648
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Senior Data Analyst $87,662
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Junior Data Scientist $88,000
Min: $70K
Max: $106K
Senior Business Analyst $95,602
Min: $69K
Max: $150K
Business Intelligence Developer $96,953
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
Analytics Manager $111,070
Min: $80K
Max: $163K
Data Scientist $112,376
Min: $68K
Max: $188K
Data Engineer $118,083
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
Senior Data Engineer $130,292
Min: $100K
Max: $162K
Business Intelligence Manager $131,485
Min: $109K
Max: $180K
Senior Data Scientist $136,272
Min: $47K
Max: $215K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $142,188
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Director of Analytics $157,464
Min: $103K
Max: $260K
Data Engineering Manager $161,175
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
CIO (Chief Information Officer) $230,675
Min: $157K
Max: $325K

Recent Database Administrator salaries in Chicago

$146,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Staff DBA reported a yearly salary of $146,000 with +$35,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$9,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$137,000
Yearly Salary
A Server Database Service Engineer reported a yearly salary of $137,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Database Administrator reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$138,000
Yearly Salary
A Database Administrator reported a yearly salary of $138,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$138,000
Yearly Salary
A Database Administrator reported a yearly salary of $138,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$142,000
Yearly Salary
A Database Administrator reported a yearly salary of $142,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$166,000
Yearly Salary
A Database Administrator reported a yearly salary of $166,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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