Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. Identify, investigate, and resolve database performance issues, database capacity, and database scalability. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 91,800 people employed as career profile - database administrators in the United States. The median annual salary is $96,710. Entry level employees earn approximately $48,880 per year and senior employees earn approximately $151,400 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.
Data is sourced from United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration and the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development.