The average salary for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in India is Rs 1,001,342.
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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…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)
The top respondents for the job title Senior Database Administrator (DBA) are from the companies IBM India Private Limited, Tata Consultancy Services Limited and Oracle Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Cognizant where the average pay is Rs 1,352,381. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include InfoSys Limited and IBM India Private Limited, earning around Rs 1,160,144 and Rs 1,118,885, respectively. Wipro Technologies Ltd. pays the lowest at around Rs 655,000. Wipro and Tata Consultancy Services Limited also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 800,000 and Rs 924,324, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)
Microsoft SQL Server
Skills in Database Administration, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle RAC and Oracle are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)
An entry-level Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 389,744 based on 6 salaries. An early career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 652,531 based on 127 salaries. A mid-career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 979,159 based on 532 salaries. An experienced Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,435,664 based on 295 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,500,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (7.6% more) and Pune, Maharashtra (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mumbai, Maharashtra (16.4% less), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (8.3% less) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (1.9% less).
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