The average salary for a Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) is HK$437,645 per year.

HK$30,201 - HK$1,031,385
MEDIAN: HK$437,645
Salary HK$30,201 - HK$1,031,385
Bonus HK$95,000
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HK$30,201 - HK$1,184,005
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Currency: HKD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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.


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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: HK$437,645

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

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 17%