The average pay for an Experienced Senior Database Administrator (DBA) is AED 214,812 per year.

AED 60,402 - AED 469,783
AED 210K
AED 470K
MEDIAN: AED 209,829
Salary AED 60,402 - AED 469,783
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 297,988
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AED 60,402 - AED 486,564
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

Job Description for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Senior database administrators work as team leaders with computer engineering teams in order to create database architecture to accomplish the necessary goals of specialized computer software. Senior database administrators have very clear educational goals: they need a bachelor's degree in computer science or in similar fields. They will also need certification for database administration from an accredited board, such as Oracle. It is possible to forgo acquiring a bachelor's degree, but senior database administrators will require several years of work in similar areas as well as extensive self-education on database administration.


Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks

  • Design, architect, and build databases from determining business requirements.
  • Write and troubleshoot complex stored procedures.
  • Develop innovation, strategies, processes, and best practices.
  • Manage and mentor small team of DBAs.
  • Work closely with programming staff on database design changes to meet business requirements.

Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 217,030

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

Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

National Average
AED 217,000





Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 24%