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 Chicago from anonymous Database Administrator employees in Chicago.

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Database Administrator jobs in Chicago

Sr. Database Administrator

Remote
3 days ago
+28
Sr. Database Administrator Location: Chicago or Denver, or possibly elsewhere.   Cooler Screens was founded on the core idea that consumers deserve a far better experience than what is available today in brick-and-mortar retail. We call this concept “CX” and it guides all that we do.   We have begun the CX journey by bringing what consumers love about shopping on-line to the frozen and refrigerated food aisle.     Cooler Screens is re

Oracle Database Administrator

Remote
3 days ago
+49
Summary The Oracle Database Administrator will also be responsible for the Oracle Database performance tuning, Database High Availability design and implementation, and PLSQL/Perl/shell programming. The Oracle Database Administrator is responsible for tasks such as development of best practices, repeatable procedures, as well as day-to-day database activities. Responsibilities Supporting Data Conversions teams with source data Working with

GoldenGate Database Administrator/Developer

Remote
3 days ago
+49
Summary The Oracle Database Administrator & GoldenGate Developer will have solid experience in design, build and support of Golden Gate Solutions for one of our large Utility clients. This position will also be responsible for the Oracle Database performance tuning, Database High Availability design and implementation, and PLSQL/Perl/shell programming. The Oracle Database Administrator and GoldenGate Developer is responsible for tasks such as

Senior Database Administrator

Remote
1 hour ago
+14
Provide consultation, guidance, and support across new and existing database technologies. Create standards for how data will be stored and consumed. Design and implement highly available database architectures using proven frameworks and tools. Responsible for the security, availability and reliability of all data stores. Enhance and optimize existing databases for peak performance. Solve complex technical issues involving multiple technology stacks. Provide documentation and training to other Engineering stakeholders. Work in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal data management.

MongoDB Database Administrator

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+38
The ideal candidate will have a strong computer science background to successfully run ad hoc queries that follow a specific set of requirements as requested by software developers. The candidate will have knowledge of data structures, networking, algorithms, programming, parallelization, systems architecture, MongoDB aggregation pipeline, MongoDB replica set configuration, and document-based storage. Additionally, the candidate will be a problem-solver, communicative, and detail-oriented.

CA Datacom Systems Programmer and Database Administrator

West Suburbs
1 week 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.

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 Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $72,908
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,452
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,130
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $91,661
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $95,039
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,591
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,330
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $107,515
Min: $60K
Max: $248K
Site Reliability Engineer $112,875
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $113,586
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $114,117
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Salesforce Developer $115,354
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Data Engineer $118,979
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer $119,066
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
QA Manager $121,960
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $124,350
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
Senior Software Engineer $133,929
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Lead Software Engineer $138,212
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Data Architect $142,188
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $149,881
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Machine Learning Engineer $156,250
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $157,024
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Hardware Engineer $157,938
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Data Engineering Manager $161,175
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $181,584
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,245
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,198
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

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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