Database Administrators

5.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
47%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
8.1%
by 2031
WAGES
$96,710
or $46.49 hourly
VOLUME
85,870
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 47% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Database Administrators' job openings is expected to rise 8.1% by 2031
'Database Administrators' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Database Administrators' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Database Administrators' was $96,710, or $46.49 hourly
'Database Administrators' are paid 111.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as database administrators?

As of 2021 there were 85,870 people employed as Database Administrators within the United States.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Database Administrators.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 15-1242.00

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