The average salary for a Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) is C$68,900 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are PL/SQL, UNIX, Oracle, and Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i.

C$47,636 - C$88,782
C$48K
C$69K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$68,816
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90%
C$20.00 - C$57.46
C$20
C$36
C$57
MEDIAN: C$36.12
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C$0C$96K
Salary C$47,636 - C$88,782
Bonus C$102 - C$7,946
Profit Sharing C$1,250
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$47,615 - C$96,725
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 232
Hourly Data C$0C$68
Hourly Rate C$20.00 - C$57.46
Overtime C$24.69 - C$68.94
Annual Data C$0C$96K
Bonus C$102 - C$7,946
Profit Sharing C$1,250
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$47,615 - C$96,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$69,661

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

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
5-9 years
75%
10-19 years
25%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%