Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server Skills Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server skills is AU$79,925 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$53,503 - AU$103,656
AU$54K
AU$80K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$79,527
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50%
90%
AU$25.25 - AU$81.09
AU$25
AU$41
AU$81
MEDIAN: AU$40.69
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$107K
Salary AU$53,503 - AU$103,656
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,744
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$53,541 - AU$107,808
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 123
Hourly Data AU$0AU$81
Hourly Rate AU$25.25 - AU$81.09
Overtime AU$55.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$107K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,744
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$53,541 - AU$107,808
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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 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$68,000 based on 61 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$90,000 based on 68 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 38 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$127,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$81,121

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

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲56%

Experienced
▲16%

▲11%

National Average
AU$81,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 84%