A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of C$63,891 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i, Oracle, and Linux.

C$39,623 - C$90,397
C$40K
C$64K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$63,891
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C$14.68 - C$59.60
C$15
C$31
C$60
MEDIAN: C$30.64
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Salary
C$39,623 - C$90,397  
   
Bonus
C$200.00 - C$8,844  
Profit Sharing
C$7,440  
Total Pay (?
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C$38,618 - C$95,300  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 291
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$20C$40C$60
Hourly Rate
C$14.68 - C$59.60  
   
Overtime
C$24.29 - C$58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$200.00 - C$8,844  
   
Profit Sharing
C$7,440  
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$38,618 - C$95,300  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience for a Database Administrator (DBA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 172 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $69,000 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Database Administrator (DBA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 101 salaries. A 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 $88,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$65,015

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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲36%

▲26%

▲7%

National Average
C$65,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries


▲22%

▲19%




C++
▲7%

SQL
▲3%


National Average
C$65,000


Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
▼4%


HTML
▼14%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 13%
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