Re: remote DBA job - pros and cons.

  • From: Peter Barnett <regdba@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: p4cldba@xxxxxxxxx, Oracle-l <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 07:22:24 -0800 (PST)

More than 10 years ago I did this sort of thing for
better base pay and the usual benefits (medical, 401k,
life insurance, disability, etc.).  

Incentives amounted to about $15K+ a year more. 
Incentives were based on how much more service you
could sell to the clients once you started supporting
them.  If they like you and trust your judgement that
was pretty easy.  

--- Prasad <p4cldba@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> All,
> recently I am being offered a remote support DBA job
>    and the hiring
> company is asking me to quit my current regular
> position and work with them
> for 33$/hr on W-2 with no benefits.  Well I am in no
> position to accept this
> . but still would like to know if this is how it
> works.
> Thanks .
> -Prasad

Pete Barnett
DBA Tech Lead

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