Database Administrators

Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and secure from unauthorized access.

$87,020

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Database Administrators

Currently employed

113,690

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

11%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

10,000 to 49,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Database Administrators

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

New Jersey $104,840

Washington $101,180

Connecticut $97,070

California $95,500

Virginia $94,900

Colorado $94,540

District of Columbia $94,210

Utah $94,180

Rhode Island $93,210

New Hampshire $93,140

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Maxxing your 401k as Database Administrators

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

21.8%

Per paycheck

$729.63

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $3,346.92
Pre Tax Retirement $729.63
Before Taxes $2,617.29
Taxes $785.19
Take Home $1,832.10

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