Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of Rs 411,400 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX and IBM DB2. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

Rs 178,555 - Rs 915,269
Rs 180K
Rs 410K
Rs 920K
MEDIAN: Rs 411,400

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Rs 178,555 - Rs 915,269  
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Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 69,688  
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).
Rs 182,112 - Rs 954,485  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,560
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What is it like working as a Database Administrator (DBA)?

Database Administrator (DBA) in Bangalore:
"Not Innovative."
Pros: The growth and advancements happening in the industry. Available data processing and handling tools available to explore.
Cons: Routine tasks. Escalated issues, on-calls, shifts.

What is it like working as a Database Administrator (DBA) at Wipro Technologies Ltd.?

Database Administrator (DBA) in Chennai:
"Working as a Project DBA for a UK client. "
Pros: Good thing about Wipro is contiuous learning and career development.
Cons: People in the mid level management are polarised.

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

National Average
Rs 423,000

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

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Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
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Oracle 11g
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National Average
Rs 423,000

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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Office
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 196 votes.


10 %
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 24%