The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) is AU$73,810 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX, Oracle, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and Linux. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$48,835 - AU$107,330
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AU$49K
AU$74K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$73,810
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AU$19.38 - AU$51.06
(Median)
AU$19
AU$27
AU$51
MEDIAN: AU$27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$48,835 - AU$107,330  
   
Bonus
AU$305.21 - AU$10,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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AU$46,962 - AU$108,165  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$28AU$56AU$84
Hourly Rate
AU$19.38 - AU$51.06  
   
Overtime
AU$55.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$305.21 - AU$10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,962 - AU$108,165  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$70,803

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%



National Average
AU$71,000


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 39%

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SQL
up arrow 18%


Linux
up arrow 11%

PL/SQL
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National Average
AU$71,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Access
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HTML
up arrow 24%

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 87%
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