A Senior Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of AU$104,720 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX, Linux, and Oracle. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$84,342 - AU$135,843
AU$84K
AU$110K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$105,812
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AU$30.41 - AU$118.36
AU$30
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MEDIAN: AU$79.98
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$84,342 - AU$135,843  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$19,866  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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AU$83,365 - AU$149,882  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Hourly Rate
AU$30.41 - AU$118.36  
   
Overtime
AU$48.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$19,866  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$1,017  
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$83,365 - AU$149,882  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 6 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Senior Database Administrator (DBA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 62 salaries. A Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$109,332

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Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲17%

▲4%

National Average
AU$109,000

▼8%

Entry-Level
▼37%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
AU$109,000

SQL
▼4%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼18%

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 84%
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