Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is R187,596 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, Oracle, 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.

R70,725 - R405,469
(Median)
R71K
R190K
R410K
MEDIAN: R187,595
10%
50%
90%

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Salary
R70,725 - R405,469  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R51,355  
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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R71,454 - R433,736  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 327
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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 90%


Late-Career
up arrow 31%

National Average
R195,000


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 47%

Linux
up arrow 37%

Oracle
up arrow 22%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 19%


National Average
R195,000

Microsoft Access
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 6%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 11%

HTML
up arrow 19%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 23%



Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 45%
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