Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is R193,880 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX, Linux, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Oracle, 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.

R71,475 - R408,855
(Median)
R71K
R190K
R410K
MEDIAN: R193,880
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Salary
R71,475 - R408,855  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R51,133  
Profit Sharing
R125.00 - R30,000  
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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R72,346 - R436,354  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 320

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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.

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 81%


Late-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
R202,000


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 43%

Linux
up arrow 33%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 26%

Oracle
up arrow 18%


National Average
R202,000

Microsoft Access
up arrow 5%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 10%


Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 20%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 46%
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