A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of C$62,413 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, Linux, Oracle, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking.

C$39,336 - C$88,528
C$39K
C$62K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$62,412
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C$15.61 - C$56.83
C$16
C$31
C$57
MEDIAN: C$30
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Salary
C$39,336 - C$88,528  
   
Bonus
C$197.27 - C$8,023  
Profit Sharing
C$5,880  
Total Pay (?
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C$38,498 - C$93,071  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 293
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$15.61 - C$56.83  
   
Overtime
C$24.90 - C$48.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$197.27 - C$8,023  
   
Profit Sharing
C$5,880  
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$38,498 - C$93,071  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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$63,539

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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
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries




National Average
C$64,000


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries


Linux
up arrow 25%

up arrow 22%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 12%

C++
up arrow 9%



SQL
up arrow 7%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%

National Average
C$64,000

Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 2%



HTML
up arrow 12%



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
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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