The average salary for an Experienced Database Administrator (DBA) is C$80,058 per year.

C$51,074 - C$96,229
C$51K
C$78K
C$96K
MEDIAN: C$77,733
10%
50%
90%
C$18.81 - C$75.27
C$19
C$41
C$75
MEDIAN: C$40.91
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$101K
Salary C$51,074 - C$96,229
Bonus C$888 - C$9,787
Profit Sharing C$2,035
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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C$50,621 - C$101,452
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 176
Hourly Data C$0C$75
Hourly Rate C$18.81 - C$75.27
Overtime C$32.21 - C$67.31
Annual Data C$0C$101K
Bonus C$888 - C$9,787
Profit Sharing C$2,035
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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C$50,621 - C$101,452
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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

  • Monitor and optimize system performance using index tuning, disk optimization, and other methods.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain a database system.
  • Implement, configure, and troubleshoot database instances, replication, backup, partitions, storage, and access.
  • Set user privileges within the database environment.

Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$80,003

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

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
10-19 years
90%
20 years or more
10%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 15%