Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (South Africa)

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is R194,236 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, PL/SQL, Visual Basic (VB), 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.
Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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R73,073 - R398,111
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National Salary Data

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R73,073 - R398,111  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R49,316  
Profit Sharing
R4,500 - R23,000  
Total Pay (?
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R74,188 - R435,084  
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Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 298
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Pay Difference By Location

National Average
R210,000
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
R210,000
Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 33%
PL/SQL
up arrow 28%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 19%
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Linux
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Microsoft Access
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National Average
R210,000
SQL
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HTML
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Java
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 47%
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