How much money does a person working in Database Administration make in South Africa?
29,109 ZAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Database Administration in South Africa typically earns around 29,109 ZAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Database Administration jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Data Analyst||28,306 ZAR|
|Data Architect||30,278 ZAR|
|Data Entry Supervisor||22,928 ZAR|
|Data Manager||34,362 ZAR|
|Data Modeling Analyst||30,341 ZAR|
|Data Security Analyst||29,985 ZAR|
|Data Warehousing Manager||33,559 ZAR|
|Data Warehousing Specialist||28,847 ZAR|
|Database Administration Manager||33,200 ZAR|
|Database Administrator||30,889 ZAR|
|Database Analyst||32,095 ZAR|
|Database Developer||31,348 ZAR|
|Database Report Writer||29,027 ZAR|
|Lotus Notes Developer||30,151 ZAR|
|Oracle Database Administrator||30,262 ZAR|
Database Administration Jobs Salary Distribution in South Africa
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Database Administration salaries in South Africa range between 22,395 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 33,210 ZAR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 30,274 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Database Administration are earning less than 30,274 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 30,274 ZAR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Database Administration are earning less than 23,701 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 23,701 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Database Administration are earning less than 34,281 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 34,281 ZAR.
What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary
Database Administration Salary Forecast and Trend in South Africa
How do Database Administration salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Database Administration salaries in South Africa are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
Database Administration Hourly Average Wage in South Africa
168 ZAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in South Africa for Database Administration is 168 ZAR. This means that the average person in South Africa earns approximatly 168 ZAR for every worked hour.
Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
Database Administration VS Other Jobs
We compared South Africa salaries for Information Technology and All Jobs and we found that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
|Cape Town||33,872 ZAR|
|Port Elizabeth||29,399 ZAR|
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