Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) is C$65,407 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oracle and UNIX.

C$42,134 - C$86,490
(Median)
C$42K
C$65K
C$86K
MEDIAN: C$65,406
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C$16.24 - C$54.54
(Median)
C$16
C$30
C$55
MEDIAN: C$30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$42,134 - C$86,490  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,109  
Profit Sharing
C$695 - C$11,840  
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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C$40,655 - C$92,748  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 635
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$21C$42C$63
Hourly Rate
C$16.24 - C$54.54  
   
Hourly Tips
C$2.50  
Overtime
C$24.67 - C$61.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,109  
   
Profit Sharing
C$695 - C$11,840  
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).
)
C$40,655 - C$92,748  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$66,600

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries




National Average
C$67,000


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Linux
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SQL
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PL/SQL
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Performance Analysis
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
0%

National Average
C$67,000

Windows Operating System General Use
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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