The average salary for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with SQL skills is AED 172,834 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AED 82,388 - AED 317,103
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MEDIAN: AED 172,920
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Salary AED 82,388 - AED 317,103
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 59,180
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AED 82,388 - AED 352,337
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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.

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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 177,914

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

Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
AED 178,000

▼34%

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 15%