R151,108
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

R7,918

Profit Sharing

R1,200

The average salary for an Entry-Level Database Administrator (DBA) is R153,897 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL.

R63,810 - R310,368
R64K
R150K
R310K
MEDIAN: R151,108
10%
50%
90%
R21.05 - R147
R21
R66
R150
MEDIAN: R65.90
10%
50%
90%
R0R320K
Salary R63,810 - R310,368
Bonus R0.00 - R35,895
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R15,205
Total Pay (?
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).
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R62,879 - R320,272
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 331
Hourly Data R0R273
Hourly Rate R21.05 - R147
Overtime R0.00 - R274
Annual Data R0R320K
Bonus R0.00 - R35,895
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R15,205
Total Pay (?
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).
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R62,879 - R320,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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.

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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: R152,140

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

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"None."
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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲23%


SQL
▲20%

▲10%

▲10%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲3%



National Average
R152,000




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 59%