Database Administrator (DBA) in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$78,988 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oracle, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and Windows Operating System General Use.

AU$48,146 - AU$112,376
AU$48K
AU$78K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$77,869
10%
50%
90%
AU$24.44 - AU$49.13
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$25.43
50%
AU$0AU$112K
Salary AU$48,146 - AU$112,376
Bonus AU$7,970
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$47,911 - AU$112,905
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 74
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$25.43
Overtime AU$33.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$112K
Bonus AU$7,970
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$47,911 - AU$112,905
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲25%

▲17%

National Average
AU$76,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲20%

SQL
▲19%



National Average
AU$76,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 89%