A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of Rs 432,082 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX, Database Administration, IBM DB2, and Microsoft Office. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

Rs 193,985 - Rs 1,023,497
Rs 190K
Rs 430K
Rs 1M
MEDIAN: Rs 432,082

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Rs 193,985 - Rs 1,023,497  
Rs 0.00 - Rs 103,042  
Profit Sharing
Rs 12.71 - Rs 195,183  
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 199,057 - Rs 1,041,572  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,189
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National Average: Rs 447,190

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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 447,000

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

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Windows Operating System General Use
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Oracle 11g

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Rs 447,000

Microsoft SQL Server
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.


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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: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 25%