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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is R192,444 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX and Microsoft SQL Server. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
R74,031 - R409,870
(Median)
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410K
MEDIAN: R192,444
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R60.40 - R397.32
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MEDIAN: R214.00
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National Salary Data

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R0R150KR300KR450K
Salary
R74,031 - R409,870  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R50,532  
Profit Sharing
R153.19 - R34,255  
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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R75,030 - R445,035  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 307
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R140R280R420
Hourly Rate
R60.40 - R397.32  
   
Overtime
R39.45 - R354.79  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
R0R280KR560KR840K
Bonus
R0.00 - R50,532  
   
Profit Sharing
R153.19 - R34,255  
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).
)
R75,030 - R445,035  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 78%


Late-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
R204,000


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 41%


Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 6%

Oracle
up arrow 5%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%

National Average
R204,000

Microsoft Access
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 8%

HTML
up arrow 8%


Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 15%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 45%