Entry-Level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (Canada)

An Entry-Level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of C$63,098 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are PL/SQL and Oracle RAC.

C$45,302 - C$81,482
C$45K
C$61K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$61,334
10%
50%
90%
C$11.17 - C$99.33
C$11
C$32
C$99
MEDIAN: C$32.50
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$88K
Salary C$45,302 - C$81,482
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,234
Profit Sharing C$2,500
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$45,508 - C$88,086
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 80
Hourly Data C$0C$198
Hourly Rate C$11.17 - C$99.33
Overtime C$19.73 - C$199
Annual Data C$0C$88K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,234
Profit Sharing C$2,500
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$45,508 - C$88,086
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

Oracle database administrators are responsible for designing, maintaining and ensuring that the company's Oracle database runs smoothly; they are often responsible for other databases as well. These administrators work alongside other IT specialists, office staff and department heads, and they oversee database assistants. Oracle database administrators work with computers and computer systems daily, running multiple monitors and systems to check their accuracy and workability, as well as troubleshoot any errors found. Common tasks include writing code for a program, testing it to make sure it works, and implementing it into their company software. They may deal with issues in existing software and collaborate with other employees in the company to determine what changes, if any, need to be made.

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Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks

  • Install and configure Oracle and SQLServer in hosted and enterprise environments.
  • Design and enhance data models for an object-oriented application platform.
  • Manage backup and recovery routines.
  • Build and deploy databases for new customers.
  • Maintain and tune up existing customer databases.

Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$62,207

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

Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) in Vancouver:
"Managing Oracle and SQL Server databases."
Managing Oracle and SQL Server databases : setting up new Oracle and SQL Server Databases. Creating backup scripts. Setting up Oracle Data guards. Creating control scripts. Setting up new Oracle Grid infrastructure. Making performance tunings, sql tunings. Monitoring system performance and changing database parameters. Planing upgrades. Preparing new investing budget. Taking offers from technology firms (Oracle, HP, IBM, etc.). Planing growing up the systems.

Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) in Owen Sound:
"degree of knowledge required for Cerner Millenium"
learn everything you can, be proactive

Key Stats for Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
22%

Skills That Affect Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle RAC
▲17%

PL/SQL
▲17%

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
▲1%

Oracle
▼0%

National Average
C$62,000

SQL
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 8%