The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) is Rs 980,497 per year. A skill in Oracle RAC is associated with high pay for this job.

Rs 548,547 - Rs 1,487,080
Rs 550K
Rs 950K
Rs 2M
MEDIAN: Rs 945,435
Rs 0Rs 1M
Salary Rs 548,547 - Rs 1,487,080
Bonus Rs 14,544 - Rs 209,931
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 193,916
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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).
Rs 577,714 - Rs 1,536,030
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,010

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.


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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 976,483

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Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)


5 %
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries


Shell Scripting



Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking




National Average
Rs 976,000


Microsoft Word



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.


5 %
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 17%