Late-Career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (Canada)

A Late-Career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of C$91,410 per year.

C$76,748 - C$115,681
C$77K
C$95K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$94,626
10%
50%
90%
C$42.00 - C$85.00
C$79
MEDIAN: C$78.61
50%
C$0C$131K
Salary C$76,748 - C$115,681
Bonus C$0.00 - C$14,594
Profit Sharing C$203 - C$21,699
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$78,222 - C$131,015
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 29 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82
Hourly Data C$0C$84
Hourly Rate C$78.61
Overtime C$50.87
Annual Data C$0C$131K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$14,594
Profit Sharing C$203 - C$21,699
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$78,222 - C$131,015
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 29 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$97,842

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

Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

SQL
▲4%

UNIX
▲4%

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
▲3%

Oracle RAC
▲3%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲2%


National Average
C$98,000

Oracle
▼1%

IBM DB2
▼7%

Linux
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%