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Database Administrators

Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems.

Database Administrators

About this Career Path

Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.

Also known as

15-1141

Environment

Almost all database administrators work full time. About 1 in 5 worked more than 40 hours per week in 2014.

Salary Breakdown

Database Administrators

$69,000

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$40,000

ENTRY LEVEL

$69,000

MID LEVEL

$102,000

EXPERT LEVEL

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ENTRY LEVEL

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MID LEVEL

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EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Database Administrators

368

Current Available Jobs

1,750

Projected job openings through 2028

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Job Titles

Database Administrators

JOB TITLE

Entry Level Database Developer/Administrator

Skill Level - Entry

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Junior Level Database Developer/Administrator

Skill Level - Mid

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Advanced Database Developer/Administrator

Skill Level - Advanced

Supporting Programs

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Top Expected Tasks

Database Administrators

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Database Administrators

K

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

K

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

K

KNOWLEDGE

Telecommunications

K

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

K

KNOWLEDGE

Clerical

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

S

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

S

SKILL

Active Listening

S

SKILL

Active Learning

A

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

A

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

A

ABILITY

Information Ordering

A

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

A

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning

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