Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is R186,003 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, Oracle, Linux, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, 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.

R70,745 - R402,671
(Median)
R71K
R190K
R400K
MEDIAN: R186,002
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50%
90%

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R57.17 - R397.32
(Median)
R57
R140
R400
MEDIAN: R140
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R150KR300KR450K
Salary
R70,745 - R402,671  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R50,433  
Profit Sharing
R50.00 - R24,500  
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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R71,182 - R428,096  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 324
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R140R280R420
Hourly Rate
R57.17 - R397.32  
   
Overtime
R39.15 - R357.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R280KR560KR840K
Bonus
R0.00 - R50,433  
   
Profit Sharing
R50.00 - R24,500  
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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R71,182 - R428,096  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R193,302

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 86%


Late-Career
up arrow 33%

National Average
R193,000


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 49%

Oracle
up arrow 39%

Linux
up arrow 39%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 20%


National Average
R193,000

SQL
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 4%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 16%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 18%


HTML
up arrow 20%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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