R150,183
Avg. Salary
R52.38
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

R7,807

Profit Sharing

R1,200

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is R52.38 per hour.

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is R150,183 per year.

$21
10%
$52
50%
$134
90%
MEDIAN $52
$62k
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$150k
50%
$307k
90%
MEDIAN $150,183
R62,224 - R307,134
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R150K
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MEDIAN: R150,183
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50%
90%
R20.67 - R134
R21
R52
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MEDIAN: R52.38
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50%
90%
R0R313K
Salary R62,224 - R307,134
Bonus R0.00 - R31,500
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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R62,359 - R313,891
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 330
Hourly Data R0R278
Hourly Rate R20.67 - R134
Overtime R0.00 - R278
Annual Data R0R313K
Bonus R0.00 - R31,500
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).
)
R62,359 - R313,891
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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

26%

14%

-17%

-20%

National Average: R151,235

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

Database Administrator (DBA) Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Kimberley?

Database Administrator (DBA) in Kimberley:
"Walking distance, Cost of living is expensive, no traffic c."
Pros: Everything is within walking distance, my family is all here, close community and small as well. You never struggle about transport. Good public transportatIon system. Largely Christian (Catholic) Dominion.
Cons: Predictable, no privacy everyone knows everyone's business. No economic developments. Lack of recreational facilities for children lack of jobs. Community is always angry no love for one another because of lack of opportunities or jobs.

Database Administrator (DBA) in Johannesburg:
"Working in JHB."
Pros: Lots of opportunities, close to family and friends.
Cons: Robberies.

Database Administrator (DBA) in Johannesburg:
"None."
Be the best in whatever job you do.

Database Administrator (DBA) in Durban:
"Love the challenges."
Pros: I enjoy the fact that there are different challenges every day. I have freedom and trust from my employer, which allows me to feel secure in my job.
Cons: Im getting retrenched, and expected to find another job within 4-5 months.

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries


▲23%

SQL
▲21%

▲11%

▲10%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲3%



National Average
R151,000




Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 57%