The average salary for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) is R501,029 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

R209,429 - R679,112
R210K
R500K
R680K
MEDIAN: R501,029
10%
50%
90%

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R230.00 - R525
R370
MEDIAN: R370.00
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R280KR560KR840K
Salary
R209,429 - R679,112  
   
Bonus
R3,973 - R102,710  
Profit Sharing
R0.00  
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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R220,598 - R829,531  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R210R420R630
Hourly Rate
R370.00  
   
Overtime
R390.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
R0R280KR560KR840K
Bonus
R3,973 - R102,710  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00  
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).
)
R220,598 - R829,531  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $297,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $512,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Senior Database Administrator (DBA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $596,000 based on 33 salaries. A Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $492,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R541,326

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Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
14%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲10%

National Average
R541,000

▼5%

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼45%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries


▲3%

SQL
▲2%

National Average
R541,000

▼2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼20%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼21%

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 50%