Entry-Level Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (India)

An Entry-Level Senior Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of Rs 579,727 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oracle eBusiness Suite and Oracle RAC.

Rs 315,007 - Rs 904,637
Rs 320K
Rs 600K
Rs 900K
MEDIAN: Rs 595,753
Rs 0Rs 960K
Salary Rs 315,007 - Rs 904,637
Bonus Rs 4,932 - Rs 103,424
Profit Sharing Rs 2,013 - Rs 97,871
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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 329,013 - Rs 960,753
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 398

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.

Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 610,248

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

Key Stats for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)


2 %
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Senior Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

Oracle eBusiness Suite

Oracle RAC

Oracle 10g


Oracle 11g



National Average
Rs 610,000



Database Administration

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


Windows Operating System General Use

Microsoft Office

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


2 %
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 20%