An Experienced Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of AU$95,513 per year. A skill in Oracle is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$69,783 - AU$125,071
AU$70K
AU$96K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$95,973
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50%
90%
AU$23.59 - AU$86.91
AU$24
AU$31
AU$87
MEDIAN: AU$30.93
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$136K
Salary AU$69,783 - AU$125,071
Bonus AU$302 - AU$29,799
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$53,383 - AU$136,960
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data AU$0AU$86
Hourly Rate AU$23.59 - AU$86.91
Overtime AU$33.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$136K
Bonus AU$302 - AU$29,799
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$53,383 - AU$136,960
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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$94,001

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

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
10-19 years
93%
20 years or more
7%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲26%

SQL
▲3%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼0%

National Average
AU$94,000




Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 87%