The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) is C$62,373 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, Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i, Linux, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking.

C$39,266 - C$87,202
(Median)
C$39K
C$62K
C$87K
MEDIAN: C$62,372
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C$14.58 - C$57.21
(Median)
C$15
C$30
C$57
MEDIAN: C$30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$39,266 - C$87,202  
   
Bonus
C$195.74 - C$7,969  
Profit Sharing
C$4,000  
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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C$38,467 - C$92,218  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$20C$40C$60
Hourly Rate
C$14.58 - C$57.21  
   
Overtime
C$24.08 - C$48.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$195.74 - C$7,969  
   
Profit Sharing
C$4,000  
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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C$38,467 - C$92,218  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$63,336

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries




National Average
C$63,000


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

up arrow 18%


Linux
up arrow 14%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 13%

C++
up arrow 10%



SQL
up arrow 7%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
C$63,000

Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 1%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 12%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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