Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (South Africa)

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is R194,065 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, Visual Basic (VB), Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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R72,108 - R405,243
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R194,064
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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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R60.40 - R397.32
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MEDIAN: R223.00
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National Salary Data

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R0R150KR300KR450K
Salary
R72,108 - R405,243  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R49,857  
Profit Sharing
R4,500 - R28,500  
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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R73,050 - R445,647  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 293
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R140R280R420
Hourly Rate
R60.40 - R397.32  
   
Overtime
R38.78 - R360.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R280KR560KR840K
Bonus
R0.00 - R49,857  
   
Profit Sharing
R4,500 - R28,500  
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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R73,050 - R445,647  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay Difference By Location

National Average
R211,000
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 75%
Late-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
R211,000

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 36%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 14%
Oracle
up arrow 10%
National Average
R211,000
Microsoft Access
up arrow 3%
Linux
up arrow 7%
SQL
up arrow 11%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 11%
HTML
up arrow 13%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 25%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 27%

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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 47%
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