A Mid-Career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of AED 180,757 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX, Linux, and Oracle.

AED 84,950 - AED 330,000
AED 85K
AED 180K
AED 330K
MEDIAN: AED 182,645
10%
50%
90%
AED 0AED 330K
Salary AED 84,950 - AED 330,000
Bonus AED 20,000
Profit Sharing AED 5,000
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AED 85,149 - AED 311,716
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

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 183,560

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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 3 votes.
5-9 years
82%
10-19 years
18%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲28%

▲23%

▲9%


National Average
AED 184,000

SQL
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 15%