The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) is AED 119,666 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oracle and Oracle RAC.

AED 41,035 - AED 249,737
AED 41K
AED 120K
AED 250K
MEDIAN: AED 119,331
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50%
90%
AED 0AED 261K
Salary AED 41,035 - AED 249,737
Bonus AED 1,468 - AED 31,500
Profit Sharing AED 1,250
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AED 43,981 - AED 261,710
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

Job Description for Database Administrator (DBA)

A database administrator (DBA) is an IT professional who ensures that the software used to manage a database is properly maintained to allow rapid access when needed. Because constant access, searches, traffic are likely to have a damaging effect on any company database, the DBA works to maintain the efficiency of the servers. He or she also will typically work to ensure data security, coordinating with an IT security professional or team in larger companies to help maintain the integrity of sensitive business data.

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Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks

  • Implement, configure, and troubleshoot database instances, replication, backup, partitions, storage, and access.
  • Set user privileges within the database environment.
  • Monitor and optimize system performance using index tuning, disk optimization, and other methods.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain a database system.

Database Administrator (DBA) Pay By Employer

$0$129K

$59,598

$72,040

$49,123

$81,496

$46,153

Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 121,031

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%

Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲59%

▲20%

National Average
AED 121,000

▼29%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲85%

▲40%

SQL
▲6%

National Average
AED 121,000

▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 20%