Oracle salaries expand in 2009

Even in this recession, Oracle jobs look very appealing with salaries that rival engineers and other professionals, with starting salaries as high as $85,000 with senior Oracle DBA’s commonly earning over $130,000 per year, and Oracle superstars earning over a quarter million dollars a year. 

Why so much money?  It's because Oracle is the world's most sophisticated, robust and flexible database, and those who manage multi-billion dollars databases have as much responsibility as a corporate Vice President. 

See my notes on How to become an Oracle Professional. Oracle Corporation recently published their 2015 Oracle salary survey which shows an average 2009 DBA salary of $97,000 with the highest salaries to consultants and those with lots of experience, living in high-cost areas.

The salary survey also shows that experience counts most, and jobs with the most responsibility (DBA, consultant) makes the highest Oracle salaries.

Read  below to see details about the Oracle job market in these recessionary times:

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