Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server Skills in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

A Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server skills in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$106,791 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$88,580 - AU$121,790
AU$89K
AU$110K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$106,280
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AU$0AU$143K
Salary AU$88,580 - AU$121,790
Bonus AU$8,745
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AU$89,542 - AU$143,358
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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

Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲8%

National Average
AU$108,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%