The average pay for an Entry-Level Database Administrator (DBA) is AU$57,320 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft SQL Server and SQL.

AU$45,566 - AU$87,586
AU$46K
AU$58K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$57,872
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50%
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AU$17.59 - AU$39.74
AU$18
AU$25
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$24.54
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AU$0AU$89K
Salary AU$45,566 - AU$87,586
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,129
Profit Sharing AU$992
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$43,017 - AU$89,333
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 140
Hourly Data AU$0AU$72
Hourly Rate AU$17.59 - AU$39.74
Overtime AU$55.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$89K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,129
Profit Sharing AU$992
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$43,017 - AU$89,333
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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$55,747

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

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
23%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries


SQL
▲16%


▲1%

National Average
AU$56,000


▼4%



Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%