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Database Administrators

Job Information

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.


  • Employment is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations and add 286,600 new jobs over the 2008-18 decade.
  • Excellent job prospects are expected.
  • Workers can enter this field with many different levels of formal education, but relevant computer skills are always needed.


Personality I'm organized
Salary $75,190/yr ($37.60/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors