The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) with SQL skills is AU$82,032 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$52,128 - AU$118,206
AU$52K
AU$83K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$82,610
10%
50%
90%
AU$24.99 - AU$62.50
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$26.09
50%
AU$0AU$126K
Salary AU$52,128 - AU$118,206
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,365
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$51,479 - AU$126,208
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 74
Hourly Data AU$0AU$62
Hourly Rate AU$26.09
Annual Data AU$0AU$126K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,365
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$51,479 - AU$126,208
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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.

Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$82,395

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

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲18%

▲7%

National Average
AU$82,000

▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 88%