The average salary for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in South Africa is R563,165.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)
Microsoft SQL Server
Skills in SQL, Oracle, Database Administration and UNIX are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft SQL Server.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Database Administrator (DBA)
An early career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R426,300 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R545,331 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R615,308 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R708,254.
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