The average salary for a Mid-Career Database Administrator (DBA) is Rs 807,049 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX, SQL, Microsoft Office, Database Administration, and Oracle 11g.

Rs 433,869 - Rs 1,271,454
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Salary Rs 433,869 - Rs 1,271,454
Bonus Rs 0.00 - Rs 155,098
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 100,000
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Rs 446,350 - Rs 1,330,529
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 547

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.

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National Average: Rs 808,964

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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)


8 %
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries



Microsoft Office

Oracle 11g

Oracle RAC




Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i

Microsoft SQL Server

National Average
Rs 809,000



Oracle 10g

Windows Operating System General Use

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


8 %
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 21%