A Late-Career Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of C$82,067 per year.

C$63,289 - C$100,346
C$63K
C$83K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$83,343
10%
50%
90%
C$22.00 - C$61.04
C$50
MEDIAN: C$50.00
50%
C$0C$110K
Salary C$63,289 - C$100,346
Bonus C$2,447 - C$10,213
Profit Sharing C$3,250
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$53,829 - C$110,407
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data C$0C$61
Hourly Rate C$50.00
Annual Data C$0C$110K
Bonus C$2,447 - C$10,213
Profit Sharing C$3,250
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$53,829 - C$110,407
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
C$89,000



Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 15%