A Mid-Career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of AED 177,580 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Linux and Microsoft SQL Server.

AED 82,646 - AED 307,400
AED 83K
AED 180K
AED 310K
MEDIAN: AED 177,580
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Salary AED 82,646 - AED 307,400
Bonus AED 15,000
Profit Sharing AED 5,000
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AED 82,851 - AED 306,883
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

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 178,402

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Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
84%
10-19 years
16%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲26%


▲8%

▲3%

National Average
AED 178,000

SQL
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 18%