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Database Administrator salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$142,800
Median: $143K
Min: $130K
Max: $166K

How Much Does a Database Administrator Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Database Administrator in Chicago is $142,800. 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

RMHC Database Administrator

Chicago
4 days ago
+26
The Marketing and Development Database Supervisor is responsible for managing, maintaining, and strategically enhancing donor data in support of RMHC’s fundraising and outreach endeavors. This position supports MARDEV’s efforts to engage the community by ensuring the integrity, security, availability, and optimal use of its constituent data. A key member of the MARDEV team, the Database Supervisor will work closely with the fundraisers and other team members to gather reporting requirements, provide critical business intelligence, and set priorities for reporting, analytics and data management.

Senior Database Administrator

Chicago
1 week ago
+55
Perform Service and Reporting Databases. Maintain existing ETL Scripts and Services. On-call Rotation for Production Support of all Database Systems. System administration. Regular Collaboration with Developers and DevOps Engineers.

Senior Database Administrator

Chicago
1 week ago
+38
DRW is seeking a Senior Database Administrator who will be responsible for implementation, support and maintenance of mission critical database environments. The administration of these environments includes clustering, storage, securing, monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. This person will help manage and support current and future database and storage environments and initiatives, and proactively evaluate physical and logical design and architecture of the systems to keep up with the dynamic and growing business needs of DRW.

Database Administrator-19-0533

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+54
A Production Database Administrator with a deep demonstrated knowledge of MS SQL administrative tasks and the ability to consult on design, development, and automation improvements. Having a passion for maintaining MS SQL databases that meet or exceed internal and client contracted production SLAs for availability and performance. The right candidate will ideally have past hands-on experience administering MS SQL databases running in a public cloud environment such as AWS or MS Azure. This position is a part of our Service Delivery team.

Database Administrator-19-0844

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+54
A Production Database Administrator with a deep demonstrated knowledge of MS SQL administrative tasks and the ability to consult on design, development, and automation improvements. Having a passion for maintaining MS SQL databases that meet or exceed internal and client contracted production SLAs for availability and performance. The right candidate will ideally have past hands-on experience administering MS SQL databases running in a public cloud environment such as AWS or MS Azure. This position is a part of our Service Delivery team

Database Administrator

Chicago
5 months ago
+35
Plan and design data structure; set and monitor standards. Assist management in database concepts and functional capabilities. Design, create, modify and review database objects (tables, views, indexes, keys,       stored procedures, functions, DB links, etc.) to support development projects. Monitor current Database performance; develop procedures and improve the Database environment for future requirements . Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional/non-functional business requirements. Build ad-hoc reports with complicated queries .

SQL Server Database Administrator

Chicago
1 week ago
+27
You will provide physical database support for SQL Server databases, ensuring the integrity and availability of the database. You are responsible for monitoring, analysis, and performance tuning at both the system and application levels. As part of the Database Administration team, you will work on a team that utilizes high availability solutions to support Vail's SIP phone platform hosting systems. You will help to ensure that all solutions of application and business issues are secure, compliant, and adhere to the minimum-security baselines set forth by Vail Systems. You will be using your T-SQL skills to create a data-access layer capsules business logic for best performance. You will participate in a 24/7 on-call support rotation.

DevOps Database Administrator

Chicago
1 week ago
+48
DevOps Database Administrator is responsible for the platform administrator aspect of the system. As a Database Administrator, the primary focus is maintaining the availability, security, and health of the system. In addition, the role has a unique capability of experimenting and adopting current technologies and trends to bring efficiency and operational excellence.

Sr. Database Administrator

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+44
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. 

Mainframe DB2 Logical Database Administrator

West Suburbs
1 month ago
+38
The successful candidate will perform database creation, development, administration and tuning to support our customers’ development, test and production databases. The individual will be responsible for day-to-day database maintenance such as creating backups, performing restores, monitoring file extent growth, scheduling reorganizations, creating and maintaining DR procedures and overall support of customer needs and requests. The successful candidate will be called upon to perform a variety of database optimizations that will include general reporting and analysis of the efficiency of the database configuration and periodic review of database performance. Expertise and work efforts will focus on the development and support and/or the customization of new services and support efforts. The individual will need to work with vendor personnel to achieve timely solutions of database problems. Expertise and work efforts will focus on the development and support and/or the customization of new services and support efforts. The individual will need to participate in on-call responsibilities.

Specialist I, Database Administrator, Proposal Team

Chicago
6 days ago
+39
Under the direction of the Proposal Team, the Database Administrator (DBA) manages, backs up, and ensures the availability of the data produced and consumed by the Proposal Team. The DBA monitors completed proposals, adds the question and answer (Q & A) pairs to the content database, and assigns owners and titles. They work with Information Security, Specialized Risk Group, Healthcare, and other departments to automate their Q & A pairs. The DBA will assist in uploading proposals into online portals as directed. This position is an important supplement to the Proposal Team in assisting, maintaining, and enhancing existing client relationships and supporting the sales process. Will learn proposal automation initiatives (Proposal Pro and Proposal Database) and contribute as directed.

Cloud Database Administrator

Chicago
4 months ago
Acquires and applies intermediate knowledge of database design and management including modeling, creation and maintenance of database objects. Applies in-depth understanding of database tools and utilities in at least one DBMS platform Demonstrates highly developed SQL and database performance tuning skills. Performs evaluation, modification and integration functions associated with vendor supplied database software. Ensures business continuity by developing and implementing highly available database systems, and database backup and recovery plans and procedures. Liaises with database software vendors and external technical support on issues. Serves as a resource to less experienced team members on escalated issues of a routine nature.

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 51-200 employees, earning $154,000 on average.

Database Administrator Salary by gender

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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 $69,983
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $81,170
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $85,692
Min: $65K
Max: $112K
Software Test Engineer $90,000
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $95,958
Min: $55K
Max: $165K
Android Developer $100,000
Min: $65K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer $101,465
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $104,316
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Salesforce Developer $107,300
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Software Engineer $109,879
Min: $72K
Max: $165K
Sales Engineer $109,957
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Hardware Engineer $117,333
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
DevOps Engineer $117,908
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Data Engineer $121,098
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Site Reliability Engineer $132,000
Min: $132K
Max: $132K
Senior Software Engineer $134,297
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Machine Learning Engineer $135,000
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
Data Architect $140,182
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Lead Software Engineer $142,750
Min: $115K
Max: $161K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Engineering Manager $145,841
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Systems Engineer $147,000
Min: $143K
Max: $151K
Principal Software Engineer $153,473
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $178,135
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
Data Engineering Manager $196,000
Min: $182K
Max: $210K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $197,802
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $208,202
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Recent Database Administrator salaries in Chicago

$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Database Administrator reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$138,000
Yearly Salary
A Database Administrator reported a yearly salary of $138,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ 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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