C$71,855
Avg. Salary
C$70.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server skills in Calgary, Alberta is C$70.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) with Microsoft SQL Server skills in Calgary, Alberta is C$71,855 per year.

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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.

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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
67%
10-19 years
33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 25%