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Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $91,537
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $28.18
    Median: $43.99
    Experienced: $53.91
  • Growth (2014-2019)9%
  • Openings (2014-2019)41
  • Current Employment 1,120
  • Projected Employment 1,155
  • Typical Entry-level Education Bachelor's degree

Database Administrators

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • SQL
  • Database Administration
  • Oracle
  • Database Design
  • Data Warehousing
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Communication
  • Writing
  • Troubleshooting
  • Problem Solving
  • Organization

occupational tasks

  • Test programs or databases, correct errors and make necessary modifications
  • Modify existing databases and database management systems or direct programmers and analysts to make changes
  • Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure
  • Work as part of a project team to coordinate database development and determine project scope and limitations
  • Write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system or direct others in coding descriptions

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)