AU$73,129
Avg. Salary
AU$26.60
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$3,500

Bonus

AU$1,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is AU$26.60 per hour.

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is AU$73,129 per year.

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AU$19.94
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AU$79.04
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MEDIAN AU$26.60
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AU$107k
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MEDIAN AU$73,129
AU$48,889 - AU$107,275
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MEDIAN: AU$73,129
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MEDIAN: AU$26.60
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AU$0AU$111K
Salary AU$48,889 - AU$107,275
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,223
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,759 - AU$111,849
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 279
Hourly Data AU$0AU$81
Hourly Rate AU$19.94 - AU$79.04
Overtime AU$21.45 - AU$81.97
Annual Data AU$0AU$111K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,223
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,759 - AU$111,849
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

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.

Common Career Paths for Database Administrator (DBA)


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Popular Skills for Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience for a Database Administrator (DBA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 179 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Database Administrator (DBA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$82,000 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Database Administrator (DBA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$94,000 based on 84 salaries. A Database Administrator (DBA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$102,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

18%

14%

10%

-19%

National Average: AU$69,757

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

Database Administrator (DBA) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Database Administrator (DBA)?

Database Administrator (DBA) in Brisbane:
"Good."
Pros: Helping with the implementation of automation and robotics.
Cons: Pressure from not getting things done on time or in short time frames.

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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲47%

▲34%

▲18%

National Average
AU$70,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 92%