Average Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salary in Canada

C$88,483
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C$5,596
Bonus
C$4,000
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The average salary for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in Canada is C$88,483.
10%
C$68k
MEDIAN
C$88k
90%
C$107k
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C$68k - C$107k
Bonus
C$824 - C$12k
Profit Sharing
C$1k - C$12k
Total Pay
C$68k - C$125k

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Job Description for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks
  • Design, architect, and build databases from determining business requirements.
  • Write and troubleshoot complex stored procedures.
  • Develop innovation, strategies, processes, and best practices.
  • Manage and mentor small team of DBAs.
  • Work closely with programming staff on database design changes to meet business requirements.

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Popular Skills for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Skills in Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, Oracle, Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

An early career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$66,000 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$83,131 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$90,094 based on 195 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$92,392.
Employees with Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (5.0% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 361 survey responses.
Early Career
3.6%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
54.0%
Late Career
23.0%