A Late-Career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of AU$123,156 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$89,867 - AU$148,743
AU$90K
AU$120K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$122,478
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50%
90%
AU$42.50 - AU$125
AU$43
AU$82
AU$120
MEDIAN: AU$81.95
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$188K
Salary AU$89,867 - AU$148,743
Bonus AU$10,476
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$92,000 - AU$188,623
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data AU$0AU$124
Hourly Rate AU$42.50 - AU$125
Overtime AU$43.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$188K
Bonus AU$10,476
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$92,000 - AU$188,623
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Senior database administrators work as team leaders with computer engineering teams in order to create database architecture to accomplish the necessary goals of specialized computer software. Senior database administrators have very clear educational goals: they need a bachelor's degree in computer science or in similar fields. They will also need certification for database administration from an accredited board, such as Oracle. It is possible to forgo acquiring a bachelor's degree, but senior database administrators will require several years of work in similar areas as well as extensive self-education on database administration.

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Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks

  • Design, architect, and build databases from determining business requirements.
  • Write and troubleshoot complex stored procedures.
  • Develop innovation, strategies, processes, and best practices.
  • Manage and mentor small team of DBAs.
  • Work closely with programming staff on database design changes to meet business requirements.

Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$132,257

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

Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲13%

▲3%

▲2%

SQL
▲2%

National Average
AU$132,000


▼8%

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%