Experienced Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in Calgary Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Experienced Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in Calgary, Alberta is C$97,436 per year.

C$79,416 - C$128,468
C$79K
C$98K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$98,453
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$172K
Salary C$79,416 - C$128,468
Bonus C$15,000
Profit Sharing C$5,087
Total Pay (?
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C$80,000 - C$172,933
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Senior database administrators work as team leaders with computer engineering teams in order to create database architecture to accomplish the necessary goals of specialized computer software. Senior database administrators have very clear educational goals: they need a bachelor's degree in computer science or in similar fields. They will also need certification for database administration from an accredited board, such as Oracle. It is possible to forgo acquiring a bachelor's degree, but senior database administrators will require several years of work in similar areas as well as extensive self-education on database administration.

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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.

Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
13%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
▲5%

National Average
C$103,000

Linux
▼1%

SQL
▼1%

PL/SQL
▼3%

Oracle
▼4%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼6%

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 5%