How much does a Database Administrator make?

Updated Sep. 26, 2021
$78,928 /yr
Average Base Pay

309 salaries

$51K

Low

$79K

Average

$123K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Database Administrator is $78,928 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Database Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 309 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Database Administrator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Database Administrator$78,928 /yr
L3
Senior Database Administrator$104,370 /yr
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BC Assessment
3.7

BC Assessment

Database Administrator

$85,875

 /yr
Range: $71K - $108K
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$71K

$108K

$71,324 - $108,058 Range

TransAlta
2.4

TransAlta

Database Administrator - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $26 - $36

$26

$36

$26 - $36 Range

Red Deer College
3.7

Red Deer College

Database Administrator

$88,124

 /yr
Range: $81K - $95K

$81K

$95K

$81,477 - $95,312 Range

Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board

Database Administrator

$71,104

 /yr
Range: $62K - $80K

$62K

$80K

$62,454 - $79,739 Range

CGI
3.8

CGI

Database Administrator

$98,996

 /yr
Range: $64K - $105K

$64K

$105K

$63,983 - $104,702 Range

Ontario Ministry of Government Services
4.4

Ontario Ministry of Government Services

Database Administrator

$127,373

 /yr
Range: $98K - $166K

$98K

$166K

$97,547 - $166,296 Range

TELUS
3.9

TELUS

Database Administrator

$85,125

 /yr
Range: $55K - $100K

$55K

$100K

$54,910 - $100,000 Range

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BlackBerry
3.6

BlackBerry

Database Administrator

$107,705

 /yr
Range: $96K - $129K

$96K

$129K

$95,688 - $129,120 Range

LCBO
3.7

LCBO

Database Administrator

$133,980

 /yr
Range: $118K - $138K

$118K

$138K

$117,736 - $138,031 Range

RBC
3.9

RBC

Database Administrator

$105,531

 /yr
Range: $42K - $123K

$42K

$123K

$41,751 - $123,100 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Database Administrator

$63,040

 /yr
Range: $57K - $99K

$57K

$99K

$57,208 - $98,508 Range

Air Canada
3.9

Air Canada

Database Administrator

$63,047

 /yr
Range: $62K - $82K

$62K

$82K

$61,921 - $81,657 Range

Capital Regional District
3.8

Capital Regional District

Database Administrator - Hourly

$50

 /hr
Range: $47 - $53

$47

$53

$47 - $53 Range

TD
4

TD

Database Administrator
About 

$75K -$87K

$75K

$87K

$75,337 - $87,092 Range

Scotiabank
3.9

Scotiabank

Database Administrator
About 

$85K -$97K

$85K

$97K

$85,367 - $96,802 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Database Administrator
About 

$60K -$145K

$60K

$145K

$60,449 - $145,056 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Database Administrator - Hourly Contractor
About 

$59 -$92

 hourly

$59

$92

$59 - $92 Range

Bell Canada
3.9

Bell Canada

Database Administrator
About 

$67K -$87K

$67K

$87K

$66,750 - $86,910 Range

Sun Life
3.8

Sun Life

Database Administrator
About 

$55K -$61K

$55K

$61K

$55,126 - $60,778 Range

SAP
4.5

SAP

Database Administrator
About 

$73K -$83K

$73K

$83K

$73,456 - $83,062 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Database Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Database Administrator is $78,928 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Database Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 309 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Database Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Database Administrator in Canada is $123,237 per year.

The lowest salary for a Database Administrator in Canada is $50,550 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent database administrator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$55,000
per year
A Database Administrator in the Kitchener Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$13
hourly
A SQL Server Database Administrator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$48
hourly
A Database Administrator (Database Administrator) in the Edmonton Area area reported making $48 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$100,000
per year
A Database Administrator in the Toronto Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
$5k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Database Administrator (Database Administrator) in the Toronto Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$40
hourly
A Data Base Administrator in the Montreal Area area reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Database Administrator in the Montreal Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Montreal Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$90,000
per year
A Database Administrator in the Montreal Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$95,000
per year
A Database Administrator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government