Database Administrator salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$136,333
$19,333
Additional Cash Compensation
$155,666
Total Compensation
Median: $136K
Min: $95K
Max: $166K

How Much Does a Database Administrator Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Database Administrator in Chicago is $136,333. The average additional cash compensation for a Database Administrator in Chicago is $19,333. The average total compensation for a Database Administrator in Chicago is $155,666. 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

SR. DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+39
Hyatt Corporate Hyatt Corporate Office IL - Chicago TECHNOLOGY Professional Staff/Corporate Full-time Yearly US Dollar (USD) pay basis Req ID: CHI010934 Summary This individual functions as a Senior Oracle Database Administrator responsible for supporting Hyatt’s central database systems.  As a database administrator, they are required to have strong knowledge around Oracle and at least one additional major database technologies (Informix, DB2,

DB2 Mainframe Database Administrator

Chicago
1 week ago
+22
Job Description As a member of our Database Management team, you have the opportunity to learn - and make a difference - at one of the world's most innovative financial firms. In this role, you'll gain critical experience analyzing, designing, installing and configuring database management systems. You'll collaborate with some of the best technologists in the industry, and cultivate a powerful network of colleagues from around the world. You'll

Database Administrator

Chicago
5 days ago
+38
Qualifications:• More than 5 years of experience in Database administration• Solid understanding of Database technology• Database performance tuning experience• Deep knowledge of industry-standard, enterprise-class best practices for a large database environment• Good understanding of AIX, Linux and Intel platforms• Deep understanding of HADR Database and storage technologies like Data replication, TSM, etc• Experience implementing, supporting

Sr. Cloud Database Administrator

Chicago
6 hours ago
+41
Act as the technical lead on mid to large size projects Directly interact with the technical architects and drive database infrastructure solutions. Be responsible for analyzing business requirements; determining appropriate technical approach and developing specifications for implementation. Designs, develops, and performs complex software installations and configuration changes.

IMS Database Administrator

Chicago
2 days ago
+38
REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:Bachelor's degree required and/or equivalent work experience. 10+ years of professional experience in IMS for administration and systems programming support. CA and IBM tools for IMS a plus Extensive experience with the following: Know ledged in best practices of software management, maintenance and documentation Configure and manage IMS in a parallel sysplex environment Develop innovation, strategies, processes and best

DevOps Database Administrator

Chicago
2 days ago
+52
If you are a current Motorola Solutions employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account.Company OverviewAt Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners,

Sr. Database Administrator

Chicago
3 days ago
+53
Start a Rewarding Career with Alliant What will your day look like? You will be responsible for SQL Server Database administration, design and development. Work involves moderate difficulty in troubleshooting database issues and developing recovery procedures. Resources to do the job require reliance on technical knowledge of DBA functions and architectures and credit union policy and procedures. General direction is received from the Sr.

Lead Cloud Database Administrator

Chicago
1 week ago
+55
With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Postgres/MySQL/MongoDB Database Administrator

Chicago
1 week 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.

IDMS Systems Programmer and Database Administrator

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+38
Roles and Responsibilities:The successful candidate will perform mainframe database software upgrades coupled with administration and tuning to support our customers' CA IDMS 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,

Senior MS SQL Server Database Administrator (MS SQL DBA)

Chicago
1 week ago
+62
About the Role Morningstar, Inc. is looking for a Senior MS SQL Server Database Administrator (MS SQL DBA).Job ResponsibilitiesA minimum of 7 years combined rich work experience in MS SQL Server 2019, 2017, 2016 and 2012 versions.A minimum of 2 years of work experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS).Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.Must be very hands-on in MS SQL Server

SQL Database Administrator

Chicago
1 week ago
+40
Helping careers take flight. Reshaping an industry. Enable you career to be Made on Duck Creek. WHAT WE ARE ABOUT: Our global team creates technology solutions that the insurance world has never seen - but really needs. With offices around the globe, our inclusive, innovative teams collaborate to continuously evolve our product offering that world class P&C Insurers build their core systems on – Billing, Claims, Policy, Insights, Reinsurance and

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 $140,857.

Database Administrator Salary by Years of Experience

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

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $72,671
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,436
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,626
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $91,482
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $95,869
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,458
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,319
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $106,118
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Security Engineer $113,208
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $113,645
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Game Developer $114,600
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Salesforce Developer $115,354
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
Site Reliability Engineer $115,778
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $117,742
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer $118,920
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $122,421
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
QA Manager $123,615
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $134,032
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Lead Software Engineer $135,854
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Database Administrator $136,333
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $143,330
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $151,172
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Hardware Engineer $153,722
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Principal Software Engineer $156,049
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Machine Learning Engineer $158,000
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Data Engineering Manager $161,523
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $182,316
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,907
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $203,121
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Database Administrator salaries in Chicago

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DevOps
1% have this skill
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Data Warehousing
0% have this skill
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NoSQL
0% have this skill
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SQL
0% have this skill
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Data Architecture
0% have this skill
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Big Data Analytics
0% have this skill

Recent Database Administrator salaries in Chicago

$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Database Administrator reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$13,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
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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