Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker

DBAs, see how both the demand for your skills and the salaries you can command have grown over the last six months.

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This week's IT Salary Tracker results were compiled by comparing the results of May 1999 and November 1999 searches of the dice.com database for DBAs. Data came from available jobs listed during May and November 1999 on our sister site, dice.com, an Internet-based job board for IT professionals. From the May data, we extracted 612 jobs from the Dice.com database with an average salary of $76,000 and an average hourly contract rate of $63. From the November data, we found an impressive 1,590 jobs posted with the average salary growing to $77,000 and average contract rates moving up slightly to $68. Results are based on averages or totals from the following information on dice.com: salary, job type, job skills, and location.

  • Highest salary by city (average): New York
    May 1999: $84,000
    November 1999: $87,000

  • Highest hourly contract rate by city (average): New York
    May 1999: $66
    November 1999: $80

  • Region with the most demand: Silicon Valley
    May 1999: 143 available jobs
    November 1999: 429 available jobs

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    DBA pros: salaries by city

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    Source: Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker/May & Nov. 1999

    Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker
    DBAs: hourly contract rates by city

    DBAs: hourly contract rates by city

    Source: Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker/May & Nov. 1999

    Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker
    DBAs: job demand by city

    DBAs: job demand by city

    Source: Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker/May & Nov. 1999







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