Entry-Level Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Database Administrator (DBA) is Rs 370,531 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are IBM DB2 and UNIX.

Rs 169,969 - Rs 692,709
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Rs 370K
Rs 690K
MEDIAN: Rs 370,531

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Rs 169,969 - Rs 692,709  
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Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 91,231  
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 175,177 - Rs 712,901  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,336
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National Average: Rs 385,792

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Database Administrator (DBA) Advice

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Database Administrator (DBA) in Chennai:
"Have Faith in Your Ability."
As a new DBA you need to read a lot about background processes and architecture and try to improve communication skills a lot to support foreign clients directly without fear.

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Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

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Microsoft SQL Server
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Oracle 11g

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Rs 386,000

Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 158 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 28%